A.I. program taught to play NES games.

Now this is impressive! This gentleman (Tom Murphy) has created a program that actually learns how to play classic Nintendo games.

The video itself is pretty amazing and well worth watching all the way through to get an understanding of how the program works. However, if you just want to jump right in to see the results, fast forward to around the 6:10 mark.

Are we seeing the beginning of Skynet? First it learns how to play Space Invaders and then think’s ‘woo, I wonder if I can get a higher score shooting humans?’……..and so it begins 😮