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Google AI can play games now, so we're probably all going to die

Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords.


Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies.

Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games.

Now that the machines can learn, there is no stopping them. I am ready for Skynet.

In all seriousness, you can read more about this on the Guardian. But before we are all butchered, please enjoy this footage of an AI playing a video game.

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Brenna Hillier


Based in Australia and having come from a lengthy career in the Aussie games media, Brenna worked as VG247's remote Deputy Editor for several years, covering news and events from the other side of the planet to the rest of the team. After leaving VG247, Brenna retired from games media and crossed over to development, working as a writer on several video games.