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John Wick creator turning Sega’s Streets of Rage into a movie

A Streets of Rage movie adaptation is in the works from John Wick franchise creator Derek Kolstad, according to a report from Deadline. Kolstad reportedly wrote the film’s script. Sonic the Hedgehog producer dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists (Equalizer) will produce the adaptation, Deadline said. The Sega franchise Streets of Rage saw its long-awaited video game follow-up in Streets of […]

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Halo is getting a second season on Paramount Plus

Master Chief’s first season of television won’t be his last. The Halo series on Paramount Plus will get a second season, even though its first doesn’t air for another month, Paramount announced on Tuesday. The show’s second season may be guaranteed but not everything is staying the same. As was previously announced, showrunner Kyle Kane will leave the series at […]

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NES, SNES Creator Masayuki Uemura Dies At 78

The lead engineer behind the Nintendo Entertainment System and its successor, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Masayuki Uemura, has died.  First reported by Polygon, this news comes by way of the Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies at Ritsumeikan University, which announced today that the legendary designer died on December 6. He was 78 years old.  Uemura began working for Nintendo […]

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First look at the Borderlands movie teases Cate Blanchett’s Lilith

Actor and fighting game enthusiast Jamie Lee Curtis gave Borderlands fans their first look at the upcoming movie based on Gearbox’s looter-shooter series on Tuesday. Curtis, who plays Tannis in the film, snapped and posted a pic of Cate Blanchett on the set of Borderlands. And even though we only see Blanchett in silhouette, it’s evident that her portrayal of […]

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Google trained a trillion-parameter AI language model

Parameters are the key to machine learning algorithms. They’re the part of the model that’s learned from historical training data. Generally speaking, in the language domain, the correlation between the number of parameters and sophistication has held up remarkably well. For example, OpenAI’s GPT-3, one of the largest language models ever trained at 175 billion parameters, can make primitive analogies, […]

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A new technique called ‘concept whitening’ promises to provide neural network interpretability

Deep neural networks can perform wonderful feats, thanks to their extremely large and complicated web of parameters. But their complexity is also their curse: The innerworkings of neural networks are often a mystery — even to their creators. This is a challenge that has been troubling the artificial intelligence community since deep learning started to become popular in the early 2010s. […]

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AI Weekly: The future of tech policy after an attempted coup

On Wednesday, we witnessed a coup attempt fueled by racism, disinformation, and the President of the United States. Video of the U.S. Capitol breach shows that Trump supporters were permitted to violate multiple federal laws, desecrate the people’s house, undermine national security, and violently oppose the largest exercise of the right to vote since the founding of this nation. People […]

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