Gaming

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ‘em

This video shows sample hands from Pluribus’ experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus’ strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well against human opponents when the play is limited to just two players. Now Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook AI research scientists […]

Emerging Tech

Does a steam-powered spacecraft hold the key to exploring the solar system?

Over 19,000 known asteroids carrying an almost inconceivable wealth of resources are within our reach as they orbit the sun. They’re packed with elements like platinum, gold, palladium, and silver — untouched riches locked safely inside celestial treasure chests. Ryugu, a half-mile wide asteroid that poses a potential risk to Earth due to the proximity […]