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Mike Bithell can’t believe he’s making the ‘John Wick’ prequel game either

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“‘Well, you wouldn’t do a third-person shooter because it’d be kind of boring, and it wouldn’t let you think like John Wick. You’d have to make something where it’s about thinking. So, I guess it’s like a strategy game?’” 

Leaving a movie theater with games producer and friend Ben Andac, indie developer Mike Bithell pitched an off-the-cuff premise for a combat game. It would be a tactical puzzler, possibly turn-based, dedicated to unpacking the marvelous mind of Bithell’s favorite on-screen…

Mike Bithell can’t believe he’s making the ‘John Wick’ prequel game either

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“‘Well, you wouldn’t do a third-person shooter because it’d be kind of boring, and it wouldn’t let you think like John Wick. You’d have to make something where it’s about thinking. So, I guess it’s like a strategy game?’” 

Leaving a movie theater with games producer and friend Ben Andac, indie developer Mike Bithell pitched an off-the-cuff premise for a combat game. It would be a tactical puzzler, possibly turn-based, dedicated to unpacking the marvelous mind of Bithell’s favorite on-screen…

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics

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Squash, snooker, and chess also launched public bids for inclusion in 2024, but were not selected by the Paris organizers. Read more…

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This neural-net powered AI is way better at chess than anyone

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Checkmate.

Competitive and casual chess players alike now have a new foe. In addition to computers, there’s a new AI platform called AlphaZero that can totally beat us all.

AlphaZero is from DeepMind Technologies, a subsidiary under Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company. It can tackle not only chess, but also shogi and Go — two equally difficult, if not even more challenging,…

This neural-net powered AI is way better at chess than anyone

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Checkmate.

Competitive and casual chess players alike now have a new foe. In addition to computers, there’s a new AI platform called AlphaZero that can totally beat us all.

AlphaZero is from DeepMind Technologies, a subsidiary under Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company. It can tackle not only chess, but also shogi and Go — two equally difficult, if not even more challenging,…

This neural-net powered AI is way better at chess than anyone

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Checkmate.

Competitive and casual chess players alike now have a new foe. In addition to computers, there’s a new AI platform called AlphaZero that can totally beat us all.

AlphaZero is from DeepMind Technologies, a subsidiary under Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company. It can tackle not only chess, but also shogi and Go — two equally difficult, if not even more challenging,…

18-year-old chess grandmaster gets kicked off Iran national team for not wearing a headscarf

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An 18-year-old Iranian chess grandmaster has been kicked off the national team after she showed up for a game not wearing a hijab.

Dorsa Derakhshani was competing in a chess tournament in Gibraltar earlier this month.

However, she failed to wear a hijab, or traditional headscarf, which is compulsory wear for Iranian women in public.

Derakhshani, who is a student in Spain, will be barred from representing…

18-year-old chess grandmaster gets kicked off Iran national team for not wearing a headscarf

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An 18-year-old Iranian chess grandmaster has been kicked off the national team after she showed up for a game not wearing a hijab.

Dorsa Derakhshani was competing in a chess tournament in Gibraltar earlier this month.

However, she failed to wear a hijab, or traditional headscarf, which is compulsory wear for Iranian women in public.

Derakhshani, who is a student in Spain, will be barred from representing…

The ‘Star Trek’ cast and Stephen Hawking team up for the stuff of sci-fi dreams

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The Quantum Revolution has a new champion, and it’s Zoe Saldana. In “Quantum is Calling,” a short film collaboration between Caltech, Cinestar and Trouper Productions, Saldana loses Simon Pegg’s cat in the quantum realm and uses physics and deduction to get him back.

Earlier this year, Caltech’s Institute of Quantum Information and Matter blended science and entertainment with “Anyone Can Quantum.” “Quantum is Calling” also partners with the Kavli Nanoscience Institute.

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