Building a high-performance cluster of Gameboy emulators to teach computers to play video games

Kamil Rocki was inspired by the 2016 paper from Google Deepmind researchers explaining how they used machine learning to develop a system that could play Breakout on the Atari 2600 with superhuman proficiency. Read the rest

microSD card speed makes all the difference for Raspberry Pi

Paying a little more for a premium microSD card is "one of the highest-impact upgrades you can perform to increase Raspberry Pi performance," writes Jeff Geerling. It's a few dollars' difference—and similar results will surely hold for many wee handmade computery goings-on. Read the rest