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SXSW 2019

A Game a Day Keeps the AI Devil Away

Humans have an innate need to play. It's widely accepted that playing games is an important part of early development. Our kids are deeply entertained at the rules and simple theatre of life - things as adults we take for granted and even try to escape.

It's emerging that play is also a extremely valuable way of developing AI and creating a safe place to raise useful children while protecting us from creating monsters.

During this session Luke will talk about how simulation can be used to create game rules that are often overlooked and how giving AI creative bodies unlocks both blind intelligence and naive malevolence.

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  1. We can teach AI to do complex tasks with 'games'
  2. AI can take a turn for the crazy. Simple assumptions stack up to kill you.
  3. Humans understand better with spacial intelligence - More creative ways of getting AI to explain itself is needed.



Luke McNeice, Innovation Lead, Kainos Group Plc

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Solo
  • Track: Intelligent Future
  • Level: Intermediate
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