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  • IBM’s Chess-Playing Computer, Deep Blue, Celebrates 15th Birthday

    IBM’s Chess-Playing Computer, Deep Blue, Celebrates 15th Birthday

    It was 15 years ago today that a computer – a conglomeration of transistors, memory, and storage media – could beat a world-class chess player. Called Deep Blue, the machine was part of a mission that culminated in IBM’s creation of a supercomputer that beat chess master Garry Kasparov two wins to one. While the concept is delightfully antiquated today (after all, IBM now makes… Read More