AI V Humans (Part 2) - Esports Legends Battle With AlphaStar (Google DeepMind)
Every so often on the podcast we will bring you something a little bit different.
This episode is part two of our conversation with Esports Legends TLO & MaNa. They are professional Starcraft II players and they tell us the story of what it was like to compete against Google DeepMinds AlphaStar AI agent.
This is a fascinating discussion about the technical capability of AI agents and about the psychology involved when Humans take on the machines.
The live event Rematch against AlphaStar
The game plan for the rematch
Trying to match AlphaStar
The importance of the human aspect to the future of Starcraft II
What TLO & MaNa learned from AlphaStar
The importance of human intervention to prevent mistakes from the AI
What impact could AlphaStar have on improving Esports players?
Did AlphaStar Show any signs of being able to improvise?
Mistakes AlphaStar made
Why limiting the abilities of an AI might make it smarter