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Atari 2600 games

Atari 2600 games provided the latest challenges mastered by machine learning.

pine pollen

I’M FEELING LUCKY  Peak pollen outpourings from ragweed, oaks and pines (one shown) coincide with spikes in allergy-related Google searches, new research finds.

Texas Hold’em hand

POKER DOMINANCE  A human player would probably win with this Texas Hold’em poker hand because of luck of the draw. But in the long run, a person would always lose to a new algorithm that has mastered heads-up limit Hold’em.

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