Get ready to level up with AI gaming and eco-calculations.

March 14, 2024
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Key Points:
– Google DeepMind developed an AI that can play multiple games, including ones it has never seen before like Goat Simulator 3.
– Methane emissions in the US are higher than previously estimated.

In an exciting development, Google DeepMind has created an AI agent that can play various games, showcasing the potential for more generalized AI that can transfer skills across different environments. The AI has been trained using imitation learning on examples of humans playing video games, marking a significant milestone in AI research.

On the other hand, a new study has revealed that methane emissions in the US are higher than scientists previously estimated. This highlights the urgent need for improved tracking methods for this potent greenhouse gas, as it is challenging to measure all the different methane sources accurately with just one instrument.

This edition of The Download also covers a range of other tech-related news, from the passage of a bill in the US that could lead to a TikTok ban to the resurging cases of measles in the country. Additionally, SpaceX is gearing up for another Starship launch, and there are discussions on climate change and moon mining.

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