Images taken from Thinking Machine 4.
Waves of influence, opening
The viewer sees the initial position, with waves of
force radiating out from the pieces
The machine's thoughts, opening
The machine has many choices, with few forced moves,
and future lines of play cover the board
Waves of influence, mid-game
The middle game, as the viewer thinks.
The machine's thoughts, mid-game
The lines of play become more focused.
Waves of influence, endgame
The board is deceptively simple as the viewer thinks.
The machine's thoughts, endgame
The machine foresees that white's pawn will become
a queen, and dominate the board as the black king flees.
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