It’s April 2018, and I’m stuck inside a hotel room, staring at a laptop, panicking (Fig. 1). I’ve been carefully preparing for months to demonstrate my work at EGX Rezzed—one of the United Kingdom’s most popular videogames expos—and after a lot of hard work and testing, something has gone horribly wrong.
Unlike almost everyone else demonstrating at the event, I’m not a game developer; I’m an artificial intelligence (AI) researcher, and my work—a game-designing AI called ANGELINA—is malfunctioning the night before the event begins. What I’m forgetting, as I desperately race through my code and printout data and records, is that this has happened before, and every time it does, it ends the same way: me apologizing to the AI, because I was wrong all along.
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