A drop in motivation

  • I tested modifications to the Connect 4 training process, without much improvement (or so I thought). I was also frustrated by the limitations imposed by the very slow speed.
  • I worked on a big update to improve speed by running NN model evaluations in parallel, but the work is still in progress.
  • At the beginning of this week, I thought I would take a break from all that, and worked on the game logic for Photosynthesis.

Regaining focus for the end of the challenge

  • Finish the speed optimisation update I started
  • Look at the metrics of the previous training runs, come up with improvements to the training process, and test them
  • Run one last long training session, and test the results (vs. different basic AIs and human players)

My Lee Sedol moment

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