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Here’s what you missed at Gigaom’s ‘Future of AI’ meetup

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Last week, Gigaom held a sold-out meetup in San Francisco featuring some of the biggest names in artificial intelligence and …

The Dash Builds Wearable Fitness Sensors Into The Headphones You’re Using Anyway

This embed is invalid<p>We’re finally starting to see some real consolidation around wearable tech, and Kickstarter project The Dash is a great example of that trend in action. It’s a pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones that also offer up performance tracking via in-built health and body sensors. With …

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Public ForumsTopicsPostsLast post<p>News & Announcements<br>Read about News and Updates regarding Octane Render in this forum.<p>210Topics<p>6138Posts<p>Last postby …

Coder for Raspberry Pi

Coder makes it more accessible to build web things on Raspberry Pi. For those new to coding for the web, it’s a private platform for building web …

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Over the last few years, interest in coding (especially for the web) has led to a blossoming of resources that help average …

Software turns 2D objects 3D; lets you 'reach into' photos; bends your mind

With 3-Sweep, you can "grab" an object in a photo and turn it around to see what it looks like from different angles. Check out the demo video.<p>Modeling products in three dimensions can be a time-consuming process. It's easy enough for humans to identify the presence of 3D objects in 2D scenes, but …

Printing

Intel's updated NUC squeezes in Haswell Core-i5, HD 5000 4K graphics

Intel has cranked up its NUC (Next Unit of Computing) mini-computer to near gaming levels of power with the release of its 4th-gen Core-i5 D54250WYK kit. The new model comes with the latest HD Graphics 5000, for one, and also uses Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 to kick the CPU into overdrive …

Who Are The Oldest Living Animation Artists?

Kaj Pindal – 85 years old<p>Yoji Kuri – 85 years old<p>Bob Singer – 85 years old (?)<p>Bob Balser – 86 years old<p>Dean Spille – 86 years old<p>Rudy Cataldi – 86 …

Tech Titans And Online Education Orgs Team Up With The Open Education Alliance

Google, AT&T and a host of online education organizations are forming an alliance to develop standards for career readiness. Spearheaded by Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, Udacity, the Open Education Alliance will explore standards for how to prepare and evaluate graduates. The …

The designer's guide to the Golden Ratio

There's a common mathematical ratio found in nature that can be used to create pleasing, natural looking compositions in your design work. We call it …

Visual Design

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.<p>In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as …

Breakthroughs

Revisiting the "Mrs. Doubtfire" Cartoon Directed by Chuck Jones

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chris Columbus’ comedy <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>. In the opening of the film, Robin Williams plays a voice-over artist …

Google buys B.C. firm's quantum computer for NASA lab

D-Wave Two will help solve problems that stump conventional computers<p>A quantum computer made by Burnaby, B.C.-based D-Wave Systems has been purchased …

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BREAKING: Disney Just Gutted Their Hand-Drawn Animation Division [UPDATED]

UPDATE #3: And now the Animation Guild is reporting in the same link above that, “Other veterans are being called in to meetings to discuss pay cuts …

Disney shuttering LucasArts, moving to licensed games model

The move means in-house development of Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault is over, but the games may be completed by third-party developers or by Disney Interactive.<p>Disney has shut down LucasArts, the video game arm of the Lucas entertainment empire, laying off its staff and ceasing its …

Star Wars

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

3D Printing

Activision Shows Off Impressive Real-Time Rendering for Animated Characters

Video gameplay is about to get a lot more realistic. Game producer Activision unveiled this new demo yesterday at the Game Developers Conference. …

Tree-based solar cells point the way to recyclable energy sources | Ars Technica

This new base material for solar cells dissolves in room temperature water.<p>News has emerged of recyclable solar cells that almost literally grow on …