Man vs machine: will Google's digital superbrain win?

"The holy grail is, especially when you start thinking about what creates human consciousness and so on and will AI ever get there. I believe it’s an unanswered question, but I think the rate at which we are making progress is exciting.” Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, ahead of the match between his software “AlphaGo” and the current world champion..

Tim Höttges asks: Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Video interview: Tim Höttges asks Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Can artificial intelligence outwit the human mind? "This question remains unanswered," says Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, talking to Tim Höttges.

Asian board game Go

Now that it can play Go, can we let AI go play?

Go, an ancient Asian board game, was long considered beyond the reach of artificial intelligence. Last October, that supposition was proved wrong when “AIphaGo” beat a skilled human Go player for the first time ever.