Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Lets AI Experiment Run Wild in Minecraft; Publicizes Project Malmo

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is letting Project Malmo out of the box. The artificial intelligence experiment, which was meant to test the boundaries of creativity of AI as well as letting programmers have oodles of fun with Minecraft, has been made public. The Project is more tuned to observing what AI is capable of in an age where many applications have taken on “deep learning” and predict our responses even before we tap or type on the screen of our mobile devices or click the mouse buttons. But that technology only recognizes patterns, and this is more about understanding the actions we take. The code was first made available to select researchers in March under the name AIX. The program was intended to study what AI could do. For instance, an…


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