Programming Throwdown

Patrick Wheeler and Jason Gauci

In the latest episode of Programming Throwdown, we delve into the captivating world of interactive fiction. We explore: Wordnet, Inform, and how games in the past have been the forerunners of today’s NLP challenges.
00:00:22 Introductions
00:00:39 To hard mode or not to hard mode
00:08:58 No moats in Google
00:16:37 Stable Diffusion blows Jason’s mind
00:21:31 Putting beats together
00:23:38 GPT4All
00:27:44 White Sand
00:35:28 Fortuna
00:38:55 Patrick’s ‘dirty’ secret
00:47:20 Wordnet
00:53:56 Procedural generation
00:57:29 On tabletop RPGs
01:00:48 Inform
01:07:27 Farewells

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