Video Gaming Is Entirely Beneficial for Cognitive Functioning, Says New Study

Posted in Games on 25th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

A team of psychologists reports that playing video games is associated with lots of positive cognitive and mental health outcomes.

Google's DeepMind finishes historic Go contest with a 4-1 victory

Posted in Software on 15th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Hassabis has frequently expressed interest in creating a 'robot scientist', and this victory marks one of the early stages of that quest.

Google's AlphaGo AI defeats human in first game of Go contest

Posted in Software on 9th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Lee Sedol expressed surprise at his opponents strong performance. I didnt know AlphaGo would play such a perfect game, he said.

Giving up the controller and getting exercise in virtual reality

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality could be used to fight obesity and make society healthier.

Virtual Reality Video Game Industry to Generate $5.1 Billion in 2016

Posted in Business on 9th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Consumers will spend $5.1 billion on virtual reality gaming hardware, accessories and software in 2016. Thats up from the $660 million spent in 2015.