AlphaZero and the Beauty of the Artificial Mind

How self-learning AI could re-define our concepts of creativity

Chess vs. Go

Tactics vs. Strategy

Reinforcement Learning

The role of intuition in chess

How the machines have changed chess

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The human element of chess

AlphaZero and the Beauty of the Artificial Mind

Where this could lead us

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About the Author

Manuel Brenner studied Physics at the University of Heidelberg and is now pursuing his PhD in Theoretical Neuroscience at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Mannheim at the intersection between AI, Neuroscience and Mental Health. He is head of Content Creation for ACIT, for which he hosts the ACIT Science Podcast. He is interested in music, photography, chess, meditation, cooking, and many other things. Connect with him on LinkedIn at

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