Daily Archives: December 3, 2019

Video: How Oddworld solved its narrative problems with mind control

Video shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Jeremy Smolik. Click here for transcript. Some games entice you into playing them with loud marketing campaigns, sexualized cover art, or the promise of ludicrous over-the-top violence. But then there are games like Lorne Lanning’s Oddworld series—games that don’t lead with muscle- or bikini-clad heroes and defy easy categorization. Games like Oddworld tempt ...

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Rep. Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to charge of misusing campaign funds

The California Republican had denied for more than a year that he and his wife had tapped more than $ 250,000 of campaign funds for personal expenses. PowerPost

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Dow dives after Trump hints that a trade deal with China could come after the 2020 election

U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday on worries that a trade deal with China could be delayed until after the U.S. presidential election. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Binge-watching Netflix, Disney+? You may have to pay extra for all of that Baby Yoda

Be sure to turn off autoplay to save money on extra charges, or if nothing else, close the app before you go to sleep and shut off the TV set. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Cyber Monday 2019: The best Adidas deals you can get right now

Score these great Cyber Monday deals on Adidas apparel Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Tom Hanks almost passed on Mister Rogers role in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

Tom Hanks is receiving critical acclaim for his role as Mister Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” but the actor actually almost passed up the role. Fox News – Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

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How neural networks work—and why they’ve become a big business

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) The last decade has seen remarkable improvements in the ability of computers to understand the world around them. Photo software automatically recognizes people’s faces. Smartphones transcribe spoken words into text. Self-driving cars recognize objects on the road and avoid hitting them. Underlying these breakthroughs is an artificial intelligence technique called deep learning. Deep learning ...

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