Microsoft Using Minecraft to Develop Artificial Intelligence Programs

<img src=”http://cdn.gospelherald.com/data/images/full/16757/microsoft-ai-researchers.jpg” alt=”Microsoft researchers working on Project AIX include, from top left, Fernando Diaz, Evelyne Viegas, David Bignell, Alekh Agarwal, Matthew Johnson, Akshay Krishnamurthy, Katja Hofmann and Tim Hutton. Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures”/>Microsoft researchers working on Project AIX include, from top left, Fernando Diaz, Evelyne Viegas, David Bignell, Alekh Agarwal, Matthew Johnson, Akshay Krishnamurthy, Katja Hofmann and Tim Hutton. When Microsoft bought Mojang’s intellectual property of Minecraft, it was not clear why the big company wanted to purchase a sandbox strategy game made up of a bunch of blocks, other than a way of making even more money.  While it is true that Minecraft might be one of the biggest gaming franchises ever, it looks like there is more to Microsoft and Minecraft than money, but a way…


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