Forget AlphaGo; China’s Alibaba is using its AI to predict TV talent show winners

ChinaDigital Trends — Last month, Google altered our technophobic opinions on AI by using its AlphaGo program to defeat a world champion at the ancient Chinese board game of Go. Although most of us that tuned into the YouTube livestreams of the face-off were likely puzzled by the images of a computer typing out moves to a game we’d never heard of, it was a far cry from the nightmarish depictions of AI we’d become accustomed to in film and literature.

Forget AlphaGo; China’s Alibaba is using its AI to predict TV talent show winners

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