OpenAI Five Finals Intro
The text of my speech introducing OpenAI Five at Saturday’s OpenAI Five Finals event, where our AI beat the world champions at Dota 2:
“Welcome everyone. This is an exciting day.
First, this is an historic moment: this will be the first time that an AI has even attempted to play the world champions in an esports game. OG is simply on another level relative to other teams we’ve played. So we don’t know what’s going to happen, but win or lose, these will be games to remember.
And you know, OpenAI Five and DeepMind’s very impressive StarCraft bot
both have beaten good pros privately but no one has seen it it happen live — so if we win, it’ll be a first on that front too.
This event is really about something bigger than who wins or loses: letting people connect with the strange, exotic, yet tangible intelligences produced by today’s rapidly progressing AI technology.
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