I am stuck in Metz after the Beer Fest :) I guess I needed some rest after this crazy weekend of beer tasting, partying and shooting photos. Apart from randomly resting after a tough mission, there are actually good reasons for me to be stuck here :p
My Metz Beer Fest hosts are some of my all-time best buddies that I used to spend a lot of time with during my studies here so it's a pleasure to meet all those people again over these last days. What is more, I was on the go with Ady last night who had a screening and a Q&A for our film project, SAWAH. We have published photos and info in his blog today. You'll also find a link to all the photos in the photo section.
Who said that no administration is getting anything done over the summer months? :) It might have taken them since spring to come over and check the servers of the Belgian Poker app developer Days of Poker but the Belgian Gambling Commission finally dropped by and everybody is now waiting for final validations to come.
In the meanwhile, we have been fine tuning the app's features and I have been working on additional translations as the real money feature will be available in numerous countries.
Find details and the app of course under daysofpoker.com.
That's it, folks! Summer is gone. At least in the BeNeLux area :p
I skipped the Cash Game Weekend Tbilisi in late August after the Spa's Poker Festje as I have been working on some film and photo projects throughout the summer. I am also looking forward to setting a foot in the cinema business this fall. More updates will follow up soon I guess.
More news will also follow regarding the next Cash Game Weekend set to be back in Batumi in late September.
From a Poker point of view, I am still on the low profile side of the Poker media action with a few shootings here and there but I keep playing myself quite a bit. Still cash games. Still PLO! Online, I have not been achieving much ...
L’intelligence artificielle a le vent en poupe ces dernières années et on ne peut plus vraiment parler de ‘gadget technologique’ ou de science-fiction lorsqu’on aborde le sujet. De nombreux projets scientifiques les uns plus surprenants que les autres nous laissent entrevoir un avenir automatisé avec d’innombrables applications en vertu de la facilitation de notre quotidien et, même si le chemin à parcourir reste a priori encore long, chaque année apporte son lot d’avancées fascinantes faisant l’actualité de ces nouvelles machines intelligentes.
L’intelligence artificielle fait déjà partie de notre quotidien que nous le voulions ou non et, plus inquiétant, que nous le sachions ou non. Il y a évidemment les fameux assistants personnels comme Alexa et Siri. Ils mettent à jour nos agendas, répondent à nos questions, règlent nos réveils ou gèrent nos achats en ligne. Les robots sont également en train de faire main basse sur le monde automobile et les projets d’intelligence artificielle comme ceux de Tesla, par exemple, élèvent désormais le fantasme futuriste de la voiture autonome en projet réaliste à court ou moyen terme.
Et le Poker? Il faut se rendre à l’évidence! Si les robots savent gérer les stocks de sites de production industrielle entiers, le flux de passagers des plus grands aéroports de la planète, conduire des voitures dans un trafic dense ou piloter des navettes spatiales se déplaçant à plusieurs dizaines de milliers de km/h, il y a de fortes chances qu’ils sachent aussi check-raise sur board wet ou set mine hors position dans un pot 4-way :)
Pokersites.me.uk s’est penché sur la question de l’émergence et du développement de l’intelligence artificielle dans le Poker en produisant cette infographie complète et plutôt bien faite. Vous y trouverez bon nombre d’anecdotes et de statistiques intéressantes.
ON THE ROAD
Before the summer of 2017, the page was animated by 2 blogs: the Poker tournament blog and the general blog. Today, only the former tournament blog remains active featuring all sorts of updates in one place only. Easier for you, easier for us ... :)
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