Google's StarCraft II victory shows AI improves via diversity, invention, not reflexes

Google's StarCraft II victory shows AI improves via diversity, invention, not reflexes
Google's added some new tricks to its machine learning system to explore goal-directed behavior, specifically in the video game StarCraft II. It added what's called "meta-games," where a neural network learns to select out the best attributes of multiple competitors as they are developed across numerous training games.