Wednesday, June 17, 2009

How Real are Simulations?

Today's site ss a sad tale about a homeless dad and his teenage daughter. He's crazy, and she's depressed, and you follow them through their daily lives. The interesting twist is that they are characters created in the computer game Sims 3. It's surprising to see some of the choices the software makes in particular situations. It's a fascinating look into the artificial intelligence and human nature of Alice and Kev.

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