The world’s best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk’s startup
Saturday, 12 August 2017 () Tonight during Valve’s yearly Dota 2 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. Musk is hailing the achievement as the first time artificial intelligence has been able to beat pros in competitive e-sports.
OpenAI first ever to defeat world's best players in competitive eSports. Vastly more complex than traditional board games like chess & Go.
Scientists and artificial intelligence experts are in fear of killer robots and autonomous weapon systems. Some of the industry's companies wrote a letter to the UN: "We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close." Statement from letter Researchers are...