Lee Sedol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, takes on Google’s AlphaGo. He lost the series 4-1 in an event that shows beyond doubt, AI is here to stay. Photo: AFP
Tak Lo
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Tak Lo

Why 2017 will be Asia’s year for artificial intelligence

The defeat of a Go grandmaster at the hands of a Google computer shows AI is here to stay. And Asia can take the lead as we wave goodbye to human fallibility

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Lee Sedol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, takes on Google’s AlphaGo. He lost the series 4-1 in an event that shows beyond doubt, AI is here to stay. Photo: AFP
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