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Go Master Lee Se-dol, the Only Human to Beat AI AlphaGo, Retires

Go Master Lee Se-dol, the Only Human to Beat AI AlphaGo, Retires

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean Go master Lee Se-dol, who is the only human to score a win against the artificial intelligence (AI) Go player AlphaGo, retired Tuesday. The 36-year-old officially retired from Go competition by submitting his letter of retirement to the Korea Baduk Association, which overseas Go professionals in South [...]

North Korea’s AI Technology at Breaking Point, Report Says

North Korea’s AI Technology at Breaking Point, Report Says

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A new report has claimed North Korea’s artificial intelligence technology has reached a breaking point as a result of the country’s poor economic standing and sanctions by the international community, despite having made ‘significant’ technological advances in the past. According to the report released by researcher Kim Min-gwan at [...]

Lawmaker Suggests Go Match Records be Protected under Copyright Law

Lawmaker Suggests Go Match Records be Protected under Copyright Law

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – One of the greatest former Go-players, Cho Hunhyun, now a Saenuri Party Representative, suggested that Go match records should be protected under copyright law in a report for a provisional session of the Education, Culture, Sports & Tourism Committee. Rep. Cho told Kim Jong-deok, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, [...]