Not really the topic of the paper, but it’s fascinating how they’ve identified neurons that respond to specific abstract topics, associated with particular types of representations. Thus: we can find out, according to this AI, what constitutes teenage architecture. distill.pub/2021/multimodal-ne

Even more than Sorcerian, I’m excited about Sepas Channel. It’s an original, mobile/DSi-exclusive RPG with a look that’s kind of halfway between Earthbound and The World Ends With You. This game is great, give it a try when it comes out. gmodecorp.com/gmodearchives/se

Good Switch import news - G-mode are bringing their old mobile port of Sorcerian to the Switch! These pre-smartphone mobile ports are pretty historically significant but basically impossible for anyone to play, even in Japan - so the rerelease is very welcome. gmodecorp.com/gmodearchives/so

The whole G-Mode Archives line is really interesting and there are some forgotten gems in there. Even the mediocre stuff is interesting in its own right. Grateful they’re being made available.

There’s a lot of really dangerous misfeatures in Windows 98, but this has to be one of my favourites. “I found an executable you might like. Is this good. Would you like to run it” is so obviously harmful in the era of the internet, but at the time seemed maybe vaguely helpful.

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