Oh, super! Mario is slowly becoming self-aware via AI

A front-runner for People's Choice Award at this year's AI Video Competition is Mario Lives! The University of Tübingen project is working to make video game character Mario self-aware. He's not there yet, but they are taking tiny steps.

Here is the full list of competitors. The video with the most thumbs up on YouTube will be awarded the People's Choice Award. Voting closes on January 27.