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New program never loses at checkers

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After almost two decades, a dozen University of Alberta researchers using hundreds of computers have created a computer program that always wins or ties at the game of checkers.

The researchers' success will hopefully open people to the concept of solving problems by inventing new techniques to search for the optimal answer, instead of just randomly looking for a needle in a haystack, Schaeffer said.
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I can understand why they'd create something like this...but I'd get angry if I lost every single game. Plus with no checkers board to throw after losing, I'd wind up throwing the computer, and that's not good for anybody.
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i bet i could beat it.
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i bet i could beat it
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I'd probably lose! I mean I lose against normal people, what would happen if I face a computer that NEVER loses! They'd beat me in one move
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yay for Alberta
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So if a person wins then the whole universe would explode?
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