# Cyril Maréchal, M.Eng. Artificial Intelligence

# About me

Since I was young, I always have been keen to learn new things. I discovered IT at the age of 8 and, since then, I developed a true passion for technology. Thanks to many amazing people, I had the opportunity to acquire strong working experience. I love challenges, even more when it has a real-life impact: this is what pushes me every single day to improve myself.

  • Cloud (Azure, GCP, AWS) - shipped multiple real-world projects to production
  • Software - worked on embedded and real-time systems, multi-threaded optimizations and networking protocols
  • Artificial Intelligence - successfully implemented AlphaZero's algorithm from scratch

# Blog

Achieving superhuman performance in the board game Squadro using AlphaZero on a single computer with no GPU

AlphaZero is an algorithm created by Deepmind that showed impressive performance in multiple games. In this publication, I explain how I replicated the algorithm starting from the official publications and applied it to a moderately complex board game, Squadro, using a single computer with no GPU.

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Introduction to microservices

If you just started in the microservices world, there are not a lot of documentation and examples. In this post, you will learn to launch your first microservices on Kubernetes, manage them with Istio, and build a clean workflow, from local development to production release.

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