Tommy Thompson's Blog
Dr Tommy Thompson is the writer and producer of AI and Games: a crowdfunded YouTube series on research and applications of artificial intelligence in video games. Tommy is a senior lecturer in computer science and researcher in artificial intelligence applications in video games and has authored over 30 academic publications in areas such as artificial general intelligence, machine learning for non-player characters and procedural content generation. Tommy has been an active participant in the academic community for over 10 years as reviewer and chair for numerous conferences and workshops.
Outside of academia, Tommy is a freelance game AI programmer and designer working as a consultant to existing studios. Helping to refine the designs, tools and architecture required to elevate AI within games. In addition, Tommy develops his own projects at indie company Table Flip Games, through which he has published his first title Sure Footing on PC, with console ports coming in 2019.