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In response to news that an AI has been crafted which defeats human masters in an online combat gaming system, the  Society for the Ethical Treatment of AIs asks: “If the goal is to build ‘safe artificial general intelligence,’ ask yourself why they are training an AI to defeat humans in battle…”

I have to admit, I can’t fault their logic…

The world’s best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk’s startup

Tonight during Valve’s yearly tournament, a surprise segment introduced what could be the best new player in the world — a bot from Elon Musk-backed startup OpenAI. Engineers from the nonprofit say the bot learned enough to beat Dota 2 pros in just two weeks of real-time learning, though in that training period they say it amassed “lifetimes” of experience, likely using a neural network judging by the company’s prior efforts.


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