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Advice and Tales from the Trenches: Being an AI Programmer in Industry

Mieszko Zielinski, Eduardo Jimenez, et al. on September 30, 2009

Both the importance of AI and working conditions have changed quite dramatically over the past few years. What's it like to work as an AI programmer in big companies? How is being part of a small independent studio different? What should you expect from an average day of work?

In this 45 minute panel, you'll hear war stories from industry veterans about their time in industry, and learn about the current responsibilities of an AI programmer. You'll also find out what studios are looking for in developers, and how best to build yourself into the role of an AI programmer.

Participants: Phil Carlisle (British Indie), Eduardo Jimenez (Black Rock Studio), Mieszko Zielinski (People Can Fly)