As a computer science PhD student in 2010, Ben Weber started an annual tradition: the Starcraft AI Tournament.

He now serves as Distinguished Data Scientist at Zynga.

In today’s episode Ben shares:

  • the backstory of competitive Starcraft bots,
  • why it failed to be a tractable academic study,
  • and how data scientists should approach a career in industry (vs. academia)


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Ben Weber, Distinguished Data Scientist @ Zynga