Applied AI Pod

AI in game development & UX for gamers, w/ Unity ML-Agents' PM, Jeffrey Shih, E23

Episode Summary

Unity, the world's leading game engine, is leveraging the latest advancements in deep learning through the Unity Machine Learning Agents Toolkit (one of the most popular open source toolkits for deep learning) to empower game developers and creators to solve gaming's biggest challenges. In a conversation with Jeffrey Shih, Lead Product Manager with the AI team at Unity Technologies. Tune in to understand more about the gaming industry, AI advancements and their relation to the gaming industry, challenges in real game situations, AI progress and what's next for game AI. Jeff is responsible for driving product strategy and partnerships for Unity Machine Learning Agents, a toolkit that allows Unity game developers to leverage the latest advancements in deep learning. Prior to joining Unity Technologies, Jeff was a lead for cloud intelligence products at Microsoft and a core contributor to Deloitte’s Advanced Analytics practice. Jeff has spent his entire career at the intersection of data, technology, and business. Jeff holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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