"Machines excel in activities that have clearly defined rules and straightforward goals, such as video or board games, but they struggle to perform tasks in environments that involve many changing variables," Guo said when talking about a match scheduled this month between world Go champion Ke Jie and AlphaGo, an AI program developed by Google.
Cui has been in the business for five years, and this is the first time she is selling her products outside Heilongjiang. Even though she has to pay a daily rent of 620 yuan ($98) for her stall at the fair, her candies fetch her nearly 4,000 yuan a day－a figure she didn't expect to reach, she says.
Ma also hailed the benefits of cross-Straits economic cooperation, promising that a more open mainland would create new opportunities for compatriots and businesses in Taiwan.
"Hǎo de," I stammered, suddenly feeling a little nervous. As I was led into the hair washing room – all black pleather-clad walls and low-level lighting - I frantically scanned my memory for any hair-dressing related Chinese vocabulary I might have picked up. I had none.
As a committed and responsible country, China is concerned with the welfare of humanity and will help build a global community of shared future, said Wang Yi.
"We firmly oppose any official or military connection between the US and Taiwan, and also object to any form of weapons sale to the island," he said in response to a question about a bill signed recently by US President Donald Trump that allows for direct contacts between US and Taiwan officials.
"With the great attention paid by the general secretary to rural development, we now have more confidence in the future," she said.
"The key to unlocking the cross-straits stalemate lies in recognizing the 1992 Consensus and acknowledging that the two sides of the Taiwan Straits belong to one and the same China," Wang said urging the Taiwan authorities to return to the consensus as soon as possible.