Great article discussing why AI is not taking over any time soon.
Such as, Does Hideo Kojima routinely drop acid? Yes, yes he does.
J, thought you’d find this article interesting.
Also, after reading this, I’m just going to assume you’re going to get the crap beat out of you when you travel to Japan and try to speak to the local town-folk.
As found in this article.
Here’s the link on Amazon:
First off, no, it’s not the Fulton recovery system. But it’s close. Seriously, go read this article in the NYT right now.
Yeesh, this is amazing. I got nothin’ else.
This is a pretty great honest review for No Man’s Sky. My favorite quote: “At least they got one part of space exploration right: crushing loneliness.”
We’ve been radio silent lately because we’re all addicted to Dark Souls 3. As such, here’s vid of DS3 with all textures replaced with crabs (HT Todd).
I’ve heard about Dwarf Fortress before, but I’ve never played it. Maybe I should, given this great article from the Seattle Weekly on the video game Dwarf Fortress. Oft considered the most complex video game ever created, Dwarf Fortress is less of an RPG and more of a world simulator. Here’s a great excerpt from the article (but go read it):
“If we just start with What’s in a dwarf’s head?, there’s 50-something personality facets we pulled from a psychology textbook, 30 intellectual values, a bunch of specific needs they have, like, if they like extravagant clothing,” Tarn says, “And then, based on all of that, there’s 120 different emotions.” It’s a remarkable amount of depth for a dwarf, a creature that, in the game, is represented by nothing more than a little smiley face.