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Brownbag Session: Chess & AI - The Canary in the Coalmine of Technology w/ Jessi S.-- a members' only event


Jul 2


7 people going

Friday, Jul 2, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

[Shown to members only]

Chess has been the usability standard of computer programming history. Garry Kasparov played against IBM computer Deep Blue in 1996, and it was a momentous moment for artificial intelligence as it caught up with human intelligence. Today, artificial intelligence and machine learning has become a part of our every day life. In this talk, we'll look at the history of computer programming and AI and how chess was at the center of pushing the boundaries of what's possible, and how chess works with AI today. What can we learn from chess computing in the 21st century?