News you may hear about AI

  • DeepBlue [1] is the first computer chess player to win a game, and the first to win a match, against a reigning world champion under regular time controls. Deep Blue’s victory was considered a milestone in the history of artificial intelligence.

  • AlphaGo [2] is a computer Go player that defeats a professional human Go player, and defeats a Go world champion for the first time.

  • AlphaFold2 [3] provides a solution to a 50-year-old grand challenge in biology, determining protein structure given its sequence.

Figure 1: DALL·E 2 synthesized image from text description

  • DALL·E 2 (2022) [4] is one of the largest AI systems that can create realistic images and art from a description in human-readable language.