Nineteen-year-old grandmaster Ke Jie hoped to beat the Google AI as its own game. But the AI is better than ever. The post Revamped AlphaGo Wins First Game Against Chinese Go Grandmaster appeared first on WIRED.
Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Group is investing $5 million in SkyX Systems Corp., according to the drone tech startup’s founder and CEO Didi Horn. A former fighter pilot with the Israeli Air Force, Horn started SkyX in 2015 to help public and private companies monitor energy infrastructure from on high, using increasingly powerful drones and big data analytics. Read More
Google’s Go-playing AI is in China to take on the world’s top-ranked player, and WIRED will be there for every move. The post AlphaGo Is Back to Battle Mere Humans—and It’s Smarter Than Ever appeared first on WIRED.
If automakers want to survive, “mobility” has to be more than a buzzword. The post Ford Replacing CEO Mark Fields Doesn’t Clarify Its Hazy Future appeared first on WIRED.
An ecologist argues that cryptographically-sealed databases could starve out inefficiencies that are ruining the environment. The post A Curious Plan to Save the Environment With the Blockchain appeared first on WIRED.
So many bigots, so little sense. Still, we did what we could. The post Your Handy Field Guide to the Many Factions of the Far Right, From the Proud Boys to Identity Evropa appeared first on WIRED.