Kasparov discusses computer chess
Chess genius Garry Kasparov has written an interesting article
on what he believes is a new era in computer chess. Kasparov compares his most recent match with Deep Junior with an earlier bout with Deep Blue, and even if you're not particularly into chess, it's hard not to appreciate the kind of programming that makes something like this possible:
In game five of my match with Deep Junior it played an imaginative sacrifice of the type generally considered impossible for a computer player. It was a landmark moment for computer chess and the science and programmers behind it.
Could someone please get these people working on game AI for first person shooters?