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I was listening to Auntie(Radio 4) this morning and it was explained that Alpha Go uses a form of AI where it learns from its mistakes and from previous games.
The move that caused the win was ranked with a chance of something like 1/10,000 which is why the computer dod not see it coming.
The interesting bit is that Alpha Go is now going to be more capable of not being beaten with that move in future.
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
Oh, for pity's sake. This has absolutely nothing to do with intelligence. It is a computer designed for the single purpose of doing something that computers are good at better than the computers that preceded it. At best it it is an idiot savant with the emphasis entirely on the idiot. It has zero awareness of its existence or its environment. It is not thinking; merely calculating. It is not creative or innovative. It has neither mastery nor independence. It is no threat to anyone (unless, of course, they allow it to enter the Go world championships).
.but it's needed to make the clue into a sentence.
No it isn't! You don't hear sergeants major crying out "Present the arms!"
This isn't misdirection. It's lies. Damned lies! The misdirection is already there in the use of 'book' as a verb in the surface reading while getting the answer requires it to be read as a noun and the suggestion of the 'wrong' meaning of 'font'.