This Poker-Playing AI Could Change the World

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Liv Boeree is one of the most prominent figures in poker, known as a PokerStars Pro and EPT and WSOP champion with more than $2 million in lifetime tournament winnings … and counting.She is also a model and guitarist, and and has a degree in astrophysics from the University of Manchester. Seriously, she can do it all.

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That’s why Great Big Story released a video earlier this week featuring Boeree to talk about how a supercomputer-driven AI can solve some of humanity’s biggest problemsEarlier this year, Libratus, an artificial intelligence, made headlines by besting poker champions from around the world in Texas Hold ‘Em.

Astrophysicist and professional poker player Liv Boeree looks beyond the game to imagine how a supercomputer-driven AI can solve some of humanity’s biggest problems.

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Invented by Carnegie Mellon professor Dr. Tuomas Sandholm and powered by HPE technology, Libratus is capable of much more than mastering a mathematically-complex card game. It has the potential to answer some of our most enduring and complex questions about the nature of the universe.

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