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How Roblox Became A $30 Billion Company

More than half of the children in the United States play video games on Roblox. In fact, the massively popular gaming platform has grown so much during the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s valuation has skyrocketed from $4 billion in early 2020 to $30 billion in early 2021. What makes Roblox so popular?

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Elon Musk and Bethesda’s Todd Howard at E3 2019

Two of our era’s most brilliant and eccentric minds meet at E3 2019 in this somewhat improbable conversation.

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4 Ways How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming The Gaming Industry
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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Gaming Industry

While all eyes are on the announcements being made at E3 2019, it’s a good time to examine how AI is changing the gaming industry. The gaming industry is increasing its business profit day by day and is giving scope to many other industries to collaborate and be the partner of those benefits. The gaming […]

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First Match of Deepmind Starcraft 2

In case you wanted to see AlphaStar in action, here are highlights from the first math of AlphaStar (Deepmind) against TLO, a professional Starcraft 2 player.

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Portal Combat

Here’s another science-fiction short film that’s slightly more upbeat than the last one. It’s also a callback to a really creative video game franchise.

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OpenAI Five: Beating Human Professionals in Dota II

In this video, Arxiv Insights discusses OpenAI Five, a Machine Learning system that was able to defeat professional gamers in the popular video game Dota 2. Earlier this week, I posted a link to Siraj’s take on this but it’s an important enough milestone to warrant at least another post. Maybe more. 🙂

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Symphonic Version of ‘Still Alive’ Theme from Portal

In case you didn’t already know, the end credits theme from the first Portal game is called “Still Alive.” It’s the story of the game from the point of view of the game’s antagonist, a sentient AI with ill intentions. Now, imagine an orchestral arrangement of that song. I’ve referenced this particular cover of the […]

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