Presented By
O’Reilly + Intel AI
Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
Paris Buttfield-Addison

Paris Buttfield-Addison
50% of Secret Lab, Secret Lab Pty. Ltd.

Website | @parisba

Paris Buttfield-Addison is cofounder of Secret Lab, a game development studio based in beautiful Hobart, Australia. Secret Lab builds games and game development tools, including the multi-award-winning ABC Play School iPad games, the BAFTA- and IGF-winning Night in the Woods, the Qantas airlines Joey Playbox games, and the Yarn Spinner narrative game framework. Previously, Paris was mobile product manager for Meebo (acquired by Google). Paris particularly enjoys game design, statistics, the blockchain, machine learning, and human-centered technology research and writes technical books on mobile and game development (more than 20 so far) for O’Reilly Media. He holds a degree in medieval history and a PhD in computing.

Sessions

4:55pm5:35pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Interacting with AI
Location: Regent Parlor
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning and Machine Learning tools, Reinforcement Learning
Paris Buttfield-Addison (Secret Lab Pty. Ltd.), Mars Geldard (University of Tasmania), Tim Nugent (lonely.coffee)
Learn how to use Unity to train, explore, and manipulate intelligent agents that learn. Train a quadruped to walk. Then train it to explore, fetch, and manipulate the world. Games are great places to explore AI. They’re wonderful contained problem spaces. Learn how to use them, even though you’re not a game developer. Read more.