I don’t usually post non-original work, but this was too good not to share. A group from Berkeley won the Starcraft AI contest by building a truly formidable computer player – one with some absurd tactics. Here’s my favorite video from their post: Sparky the Wonder-Drone (the lone purple drone played by Berkeley’s ‘Overmind’ AI) vs. the built-in AI’s Terran player.
Look at ’em go! +100 points for use of the Yakety Sax.