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  1. Group Therapy: Was It Really a Game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... Group Therapy is for people who want to do more than just play games. For people who want to open up. Get in touch. Let go. Be free." The rules are simple. Players move their tokens along a game board from the beginning space marked "Hung Up" to the ...

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  2. Conquering More Than Games: The Next Level of AIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The New York Observer

    Future historians of technology may look back at one week this March as a tipping point of a new era, and it all started with smooth black-and-white stones on a simple wooden board. It was a five-game match of Go , the ancient Chinese board game, pitting top-ranked world champion Lee Se-dol against an artificial intelligence system called AlphaGo from Google's DeepMind.

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  3. On the Canvas: Two solo exhibitions, Jenna Faye Powell's Four...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The London Free Press

    ... a Hydro. Choose among a variety of subscription packages and stay up to date with convenient home delivery and our on the go digital e-edition.

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  4. A.I. Invasion: Does the Middle Class Stand a Chance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | New Equipment Digest

    ... with Mark Zuckerberg of course playing Ramsay Bolton. Is it too late for a trial by combat? As far as brain games go, AI's been kicking our asses for five years. In 2011, IBM's Watson supercomputer terminated the Joe DiMaggio of Jeopardy!, Ken ...

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  5. How the Computer Beat the Go PlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Scientific American

    God moves the player, he in turn, the piece. But what god beyond God begins the round of dust and time and sleep and agonies? - Jorge Luis Borges, from "Chess," 1960 The victory in March of the computer program AlphaGo over one of the world's top handful of go players marks the highest accomplishment to date for the burgeoning field of machine learning and intelligence.

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  6. Obituary: Othello creator Goro HasegawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Gamasutra

    ... odern smartphones) and inspired countless game designers. Incidentally, Othello is a different game from both Reversi and Go, though Hasegawa reportedly used Go stones to design Othello in his youth.

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  7. Goro Hasegawa, inventor of board game Othello, dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... attending a school in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture. Growing up in the postwar era, he used the black and white stones of go, a traditional board game, for his creation. It quickly became a popular pastime during recess among students at his school. ...

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  8. New Game: Go-MokuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | MobyGames

    Go Moku is a single player implementation of the classic board game where players strive to be the first to place five stones in a row. This is a single player game in which the player plays against the computer.

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  9. Jail for gang of conmen who used Monopoly money to fool jewellersRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... straight to your inbox. That's it, you're all done! Close this window to start browsing the site now or click here to go to your profile Unfortunately that verification link has expired. To get a new one, just sign in to your profile now and resend ...

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  10. Go directly to jail: Crooks who used Monopoly money to fool jewellers are locked up for 22 yearsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Cash seized from the gang in the 'Monopoly money' fraud case which has been heard at Bristol Crown Court. Picture: SWNS A GANG of conmen who used Monopoly money to trick jewellery dealers as part of a 7 million scam have gone straight to jail for a total of 22 years.

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  11. Behind the scenes in ChantillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Sky Sports

    Sky Sports News HQ 's England crew have been in their picturesque Chantilly base since Sunday, and have been looking at the issues that really matter... At England's team hotel - L'Auberge du Jeu de Paume - SSNHQ has been asking: what formation will Roy Hodgson go with? Can Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy all start together? But while the channel and online have been reporting all the build-up to England's campaign, there have been important questions behind the camera during the crew's downtime, like 'what's for dessert in the England media centre?' For a few days now you'll have all seen our reporters Nick Collins and Andy Burton reporting live from the England camp, but during the Euros I'll be bringing you the news from behind the camera and letting you in on some trade secrets that go into the process of getting broadcasts to air.

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  12. Ancient game used to understand U.S.-China strategyRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | The United States Army

    By understanding "Go" -- a board game said to have been invented in China around 3,000 years ago -- the United States can better craft its national security strategy with China and avoid war, said William "Trey" Braun. Braun, a retired Army colonel and research professor at the U.S. Army War College's Strategic Institute, led a discussion on U.S.-China strategy at the National Press Club here, May 24. With him were some of the 10 U.S. and international students from the USAWC, who participated in a nine-month study of that strategy.

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  13. Lee Se-dol to leave Korean pro Go players associationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Korean Go master Lee Se-dol, who is known for having faced Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo in the ancient board game, has decided to withdraw from the local professional Go players' association, apparently feeling uncomfortable about how much of a cut of his prize money they take. It turns out that Lee, a ninth-dan player who turned pro at the age of 12, has already submitted a withdrawal letter to Yang Kun, the head of the Korean pro Go players' association, on Tuesday, along with his older brother Lee Sang-hoon, who is also a ninth-dan player.

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  14. What the AI Behind AlphaGo Can Teach Us About Being HumanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Wired

    Peering through wire-rim glasses, he places the black stone on the board, in a mostly empty zone, just below and to the left of a single white stone. In Go parlance it is a "shoulder hit," in from the side, far away from most of the game's other action.

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  15. A Go player increased their global ranking by 300 places by playing Google DeepMind's computerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Fan Hui makes a living by playing Go, a Chinese board game that dates back over 2,500 years with more moves possible than there are atoms in the universe. The objective of Go is simple: to surround the other player's stones with your own, forcing them to sacrifice their piece.

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  16. The Traveling Board: A Tale of Two GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | AGA News

    ... potential than I. He was seven years old. I withdrew from the fourth round, went home in time to get a babysitter and go to the movies with my wife. By Monday, I had stopped all my regular lessons and training, and became a full-time photographer. ...

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  17. Today marks the end for beloved game developer Lionhead StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Mashable

    ... " is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.

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  18. 10 things we miss about summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... off our brow on a blazing hot day didn't really matter. No matter how much our parents warned us, come summer, we'd still go after the roadside golas and pepsi colas that would fit our budget. The chorus chants of "Kala khatta", followed by stained ...

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  19. Google AI program crushes Korean Go legend again in round twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | New Scientist

    Is AlphaGo unstoppable? It felt like it today, as Google's artificial intelligence crushed the best that humanity has to offer in Go. It wasn't even close.

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  20. Granite Geek: Now computers can even beat us at GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Concord Monitor

    Watchers were shocked by the computer program AlphaGo when it played this move in a game against the world's best Go player last month. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff When a computer beat one of the world's best players at the ancient Asian board game known as Go last month, a lot of people around the world were excited, but a surprising number were dismayed.

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