Project AIX: Microsoft To Use Minecraft To Develop Artificial Intelligence

For those of you who are under the impression that Minecraft is just a game, let me assure you that it’s a lot more than that. Microsoft has been using Minecraft for a variety of different developments, the latest of which is for coming up with and artificial intelligence solution. The Redmond giant had previously showcased innovations like virtual reality and effective hands-on education using Minecraft after acquiring the firm for $2.5 Billion almost a year ago. Microsoft believes (and so do we) that the environment provided by the real-time online game provides the perfect platform for different sorts of developments. The company announced on Monday via a blog post that it is launching a project named AIX that allows computer scientists to use the world of Minecraft as a testing ground for conducting research…


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