Hype or Not? Some Perspective on OpenAI’s DotA 2 Bot


The OpenAI article I linked last week churned up quite a storm in the geek community, where overlap in interests between gaming and AI is high. Apparently several pros were able to beat the bot consistently within six hours of its release. Here's a lengthy thread on Hacker News about the topic.

OpenAI's accomplishment is still impressive, but its work in this type of real-time, collaborative, informationally-obscured environment is still very early.


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