Day: July 30, 2020

How Microsoft Flight Simulator returned to the skies
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How Microsoft Flight Simulator returned to the skies

A spectacular comeback for a Microsoft icon Let’s play a quick game of word association: Microsoft — Windows? Excel? Xbox? All solid answers. But for me, for a while in the ‘90s at least, I would have immediately answered “Flight Simulator.” Microsoft Flight Simulator is the very first thing I can remember ever doing on…

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OpenAI’s most contemporary breakthrough is astonishingly great, however smooth combating its flaws
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OpenAI’s most contemporary breakthrough is astonishingly great, however smooth combating its flaws

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The ultimate autocomplete The most exciting new arrival in the world of AI looks, on the surface, disarmingly simple. It’s not some subtle game-playing program that can outthink humanity’s finest or a mechanically advanced robot that backflips like an Olympian. No, it’s merely an autocomplete program, like the…

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MSI’s GS66 Stealth virtually has what it takes to beat Razer
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MSI’s GS66 Stealth virtually has what it takes to beat Razer

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. For years, Razer has set the standard for making gaming laptops that are compact, slim, and feel great to use. MSI wants to end that streak, and its new GS66 Stealth is actually a viable alternative, at…

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An unparalleled Nintendo leak turns into an even fetch 22 situation for archivists
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An unparalleled Nintendo leak turns into an even fetch 22 situation for archivists

For the past week, Nintendo fans have resembled digital archaeologists. Following a massive leak of source code and other internal documents — appropriately dubbed the gigaleak — previously unknown details from the company’s biggest games have steadily trickled out. Those poring over the code have uncovered a new Animal Crossing villager, early prototypes for games…

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