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Scalable Multiplayer Games with Yan Cui

Remember when the best game you could play on your phone was Snake? In 1998, Snake was preloaded on Nokia phones, and it was massively popular. That same year Half-Life won game of the

Reinforcement Learning with Michal Kempa

Reinforcement learning is a type of machine learning where a program learns how to take actions in an environment based on how that program has been rewarded for actions it took in the

CodeCombat with Nick Winter

“It’s not obvious why programming is awesome – you can’t build anything at first, everything is really hard at first – what’s the point? And so we decided, lets make a game
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Dwarf Fortress with Tarn Adams

“The official motto that we have in our help manual is ‘Losing is fun!’ ” Dwarf Fortress is a construction and management simulation computer game set in a procedurally

Taming Distributed Architecture with Caitie McCaffrey

Distributed systems programming will always be a world of tradeoffs -- there is no silver bullet in the future. But life can be made easier with tactics such as the actor pattern and the