See more data and check out what we changed on the second day (which caused MENACE to learn a different strategy) in the second video: https://youtu.be/KcmjOtkULi4
Check out Matt Scroggs’s original blog post about MENACE and in the amazing Chalkiest magazine.
Play against the online version of MENACE:
This is the original 1961 “Experiments on the mechanization of game-learning” by Donald Michie.
Thanks to Katie Steckles for organising our stall at the Manchester Science Festival and Antonio Benitez for giving us the space.
The MENACE crew were:
Alison Clarke, Andrew Taylor, Ash Frankland, David Williams, Katie Steckles, Matthew Scroggs, Paul Taylor, Sam Headleand and Zoe Griffiths
Get your MENACE data here!
None yet. Let me know if you spot anything!
Thanks to my Patreon supporters who made this possible! Here are the random subset I read out during the video:
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Music by Howard Carter
Filming and editing by Trunkman Productions
Audio mastering by Peter Doggart
Design by Simon Wright
MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
Maths book: http://makeanddo4D.com/
Nerdy maths toys: http://mathsgear.co.uk/