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Meet Astra, ‘Valorant’s’ galaxy brain new agent coming in Act 2

“Valorant’s” developers promised a “galaxy brain” new agent, and they have delivered. Astra, a Ghanaian controller agent whose aesthetic is inspired by Afrofuturism, brings a kit and perspective that feel wholly distinct from anything available in the game right now. Astra’s abilities work differently from those of most other agents — with the exception of […]


Alphabet’s Project Amber uses AI to try to diagnose depression from brain waves

Maintain your employer brand in a pandemic Read the VentureBeat Jobs guide to employer branding Download eBook X, Alphabet’s experimental R&D lab, today detailed Project Amber, a now-disbanded project which aimed to make brain waves as easy to interpret as blood glucose. The goal was to develop objective measurements of depression and anxiety that could […]