Following up from last week: AI vs human in simulated airplane dogfights wound up with the AI winning in 5 separate fights… and the experienced fighter pilot with over 2000 hours in an F-16… didn’t score a single hit. In other news, the long awaited Skynet comes online next month in what is expected to be an exciting day…

An artificial intelligence program piloting an F-16 Fighting Falcon effortlessly defeated a seasoned U.S. Air Force pilot in five simulated dogfights Thursday, according to multiple sources.

The AI algorithm, developed by Heron Systems, went head-to-head against an operational fighter pilot with over 2,000 hours in an F-16 in the final round of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s AlphaDogfight competition.

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