Beyond Tetris Effect, one of the most interesting games around E3 times was one released before the show. Yoku’s Island Express is a delightful combination of platforming, pinball, technical mastery and an enchanting art style. Highly recommended as a stress reliever.
Tetris and Mizuguchi.
This morning, I published a piece online learning, i.e. making machines learn in close to real time.
Played through Uncharted: The Lost Legacy this evening. It’s a captivating title, produced to the standard I’ve come to expect from Naughty Dog. But, above all, it’s a masterclass in pacing. From intense combat to quiet story moments, it’s all strung together beautifully.
During World War II, a Douglas Dakota of BOAC is silhouetted at Gibraltar by the batteries of searchlights on the Rock, as crews prepare it for a night flight to the United Kingdom (Wikimedia Commons).
Reading Steffen Rendle’s paper of Factorization Machines (PDF). Not only is the algorithm interesting, the paper itself is worth mentioning because instead of only equations, it includes a real-world example. More ML researchers should take note.