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The basic idea behind Fridai has always been to build an AI that behaves like a friend sitting with you while playing your favorite games — because we all remember how much fun it was to play together with our friends as kids. …


Since the early 2000s, the gaming industry has gone through a great transformation, especially when it comes to the business model. Lots of game publishers have shifted from one-off game sales to the microtransaction model. Instead of parting with huge chunks of money to acquire a video game, gamers can…


Late 2019 marked the genesis of a disease outbreak that would throw the entire world in confusion a few months later. As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, its crises, no matter how ugly and ruthless they look, they have a positive side. “Positive side…


The gaming industry has been experiencing a significant growth year by year. According to WePC, the value of the global video games market is projected to be more than 90 billion U.S. dollars by the end of this year (2020). But is this the ceiling? Well, definitely no. …


The short answer to this is that Fridai is the gamer assistant built for gamers — by gamers.

Man, don’t we all love gaming

But for the longer answer we have to start looking at virtual assistants as a whole.
Virtual assistants, as the name implies, serve to ‘assist’ you in automating tasks that would otherwise…


When we finished with all the user interviews explained in Part 1, we actually started whiteboarding the product. It’s fun to think back, I never would’ve thought we will end up working on our own startup. …


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I’ve always been into A.I. Ever since I was a kid, I remember my favorite TV shows and movies were the ones where the hero had some sort of a companion, being either a computer, robot or anything that was a form of Artificial Intelligence. It didn’t matter…

Mark Engelhardt

I’m a huge blockchain and AI fan, writing about games, new tech and NFTs.

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