Microsoft creates artificial intelligence platform based on Minecraft

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) computer scientists are developing an artificial intelligence platform called Project AIX, which is based on Minecraft. Academic researchers can already make use of it under a private beta. Later in summer, It will be available for everyone as an open-source platform. Researchers want to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems that learn how to accomplish tasks in a human way, instead of programming them to make specific things. The project employs AIX platform, which allows developers to use the world of Minecraft as a testing laboratory for AI. Image: Xbox One Store Minecraft, which has already been acquired by more than 22 million people in its PC version, is a great video game for AI developers who want to try new ideas, since it allows players to do…


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