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AlphaZero generalized to learn more games by itself

From this Cornell University page, Google’s AlphaZero algorithm has been generalized to learn new games given only the game rules: “In this paper, we generalise this approach into a single AlphaZero algorithm that can achieve, tabula rasa, superhuman performance in many challenging domains.

Google's Go programming language

I've been looking at Google's Go programming language on and off for the last week or so, and though I won't be using it any time soon, it looks like an interesting new language.

In a world full of programming languages, you might wonder why Google programmers have decided to create yet another programming language. The Go programming language authors answer this question in their FAQ: