Elon Musk’s DOTA 2 AI Beats Professional Gamers

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Elon Musk’s been one of the loudest voices in tech about the dangers of AI — even setting up a foundation, OpenAI with a mission: “discovering and enacting the path to safe artificial general intelligence.”

That hasn’t stopped the foundation from working on fun projects, such as a bot that not only learned to play popular video game DOTA 2, but it has successfully beat world-class players.

Check out the gameplay the bot shows off — with players even saying that it plays in a very human-like manner:


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