Project Malmo is a Glimpse of Architecture’s Hybrid Future

Just two months ago, Microsoft fully endorsed the educational potential of the popular PC game Minecraft when the company launched an Education Edition aimed at classroom use. In an apparent attempt to further Minecraft’s applications outside the gaming world, Microsoft has announced a public release for Project Malmo, the system that tests out Artificial Intelligence software within the confines of Minecraft. Back in March, Microsoft provided the first glimpse into the work it was doing with Project Malmo by granting researchers and software specialists access to the system, but now an open-source license in a private preview shared on Github opens up Malmo to the public. The preview also contains a thorough tutorial on how to install your own AI script on the Minecraft platform. Katja Hofmann, left, and Matthew…


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