DeepMind AI to play videogame to learn about world

"Google's DeepMind is teaming up with the makers of the StarCraft video game to train its artificial intelligence systems.The AI systems "playing" the game will need to learn strategies similar to those that humans need in the real world, DeepMind said.Its ultimate aim is to develop artificial intelligence that could solve any problem.It has previously taught algorithms to play a range of Atari computer games." - BBC news

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xer0701d ago

Not sure about how much of a good idea that is.
Teaching AI about strategy and violence isn't a good basis for building it's foundation.

xer0701d ago

Well, the real world doesn't work like video games.., so I don't know why they wouldn't consider another approach.