Computing at Brighton

University of Brighton computing blog

Dr Khuong Nguyen

Can machines think?

In 1997, Deep Blue, made by IBM, became the very first machine to beat a human world champion in Chess. The machine weighed 1.4 tons, and employed specific hardware. This is a primitive example of Artificial Intelligence (AI), machines that perform human-like tasks such as playing Chess. Ever since, AI has progressed rapidly thanks to…

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