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"How DeepMind Restored the Beauty to Chess"

"Chess masters feared that computer programs would suck the artistry out of the game, but the company’s AlphaZero plays with soul"

"What is most interesting about the videos is the unbridled enthusiasm that analysts have for AlphaZero’s style of play. At times, AlphaZero makes moves that leave the analysts baffled and mystified, but enthralled as well."

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I've updated Return of Serenity with a more legible font. I've added some sound loops too for atmosphere. Hope you enjoy playing this quick little game:

I've updated the eligibility requirements for getting a free commercial license to DragonRuby Game Toolkit. The income eligibility has been relaxed. And I've added a bullet point for teachers, mentors, parents. You can read it all at

Please boost <3

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shout out to people who know they don't know what they're talking about and shut the fuck up

Vertical Platformer, running in the browser, written in 150 lines of Ruby: Vertical Platformer in 150 lines of Ruby. Running in the browser:

PS: The game is made with

Yes. Ruby can do *real* game dev. It gives trash runtimes like Unity and GameMaker a run for their money.

Ruby caused an upheaval of web dev with Rails.

This same upheaval will occur of game dev by a fire-breathing dragon. Wait and see.

This is your hourly reminder that A Dark Room has been released to the Nintendo Switch. We've added new storyline elements, music, dev commentary, and couch co-op. At least add the game to your wishlist so I can get the warm and fuzzies:

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Ask yourself why all these companies are fighting each other to be your default DNS provider. Why do their "privacy" solutions always give them your data instead? It's valuable data and it's easy to control it yourself. #privacy

Heck yea! I finally was able to give approval to post my talk from the conference. Here's the first half of it!!!

(second half coming soon) please pretty please boost

@james congrats on the one year! It's been a pleasure to support/sponsor y'all.

PS: I need to update my logo on the sponsors page 😬

This Easter Eggs is also for you adults that have forgotten what it felt like to print “hello world”. “The sky is the limit” mentality has been beaten out of us and replaced with “don’t do anything that will get you into trouble with the masters that feed us”.

I’ve created the first spark. The fire is smoldering. Now *everyone* needs to make sure these embers don’t die.

Build. Share. Teach a kid to draw a square instead of saying “ooooo you’re going to be in troubllllleee” for fucks sakes.

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