Eric Miller

49 Flips | 9 Magazines | 174 Likes | 4 Following | 2 Followers | @EricMiller853 | Keep up with Eric Miller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Eric Miller”

Why PS4 Is Such Huge Hit

Back in August, PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida said Sony was mystified by the smashing success of the PlayStation 4. At the time, he said the …

There’s a second setting screen on Android that you might have missed

And it’s very, very useful.

Asking the Experts: Artificial Intelligence Leaders Answer AI's Most Burning Questions (Part I)

What if you could get a few of the top minds in artificial intelligence and pick their brain?<p>Fun idea, right?<p>I'm lucky enough to explore the bigger AI questions over dinner with friends and with my colleagues at work, but those views don't necessarily get shared - and there's a lot of noise when it …

Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start.<p>In an exhaustive report …

Smart TV

5 tech jobs machines will never be able to do

Gartner has predicted that a third of all jobs will be lost to automation within a decade. So will Artificial Intelligence take your job? It depends. In any profession, you must look ahead and pinpoint the skills that will make you valuable tomorrow. AI will bring about fundamental changes in the …

Sony PS4 Projector Costs Almost Same As The Console

Advertising<p>Earlier this week Sony released a new projector for the PlayStation 4 rather quietly, it didn’t have a major presence at Gamescom like …

Samsung Pay doesn't work on rooted phones

Bad news, power-users: if you habitually root every smartphone you put in your pocket, you won't be able to use Samsung Pay. Users participating in the South Korean trial program have learned that devices with unrestricted access to the file system have been blocked from using the service. "Access …

Facebook's AI robot can generate images that look real to humans 40% of the time

Whether or not you think face recognition technology is creepy, it’s clear that tech companies around the world are continuing to invest in building better imaging intelligence.<p>From Microsoft’s How Old Bot to Facebook’s newest app that browses your phone’s gallery for photos of your friends and …

Artificial intelligence learns Mario level in just 34 attempts

Perhaps it's that all the levels have simple, left-to-right objectives, or maybe it's just that they're so iconic, but for some reason older Mario games have long been a target for those interested in AI and machine learning. The latest effort is called MarI/O (get it?), and it learned an entire …

Sony's latest flagship phone can tell which headphones you're using

If you've ever found the music from your smartphone to be lacking, Sony wants your attention with the Xperia Z4v. Sony's latest flagship phone, …

Watch this learning AI smash Super Mario World with ease

How good are you at Super Mario World? Chances are, you’re not as good as a neural network and genetic algorithms.<p>MarI/O may be just that, and it’s <i>really</i> good at Super Mario World. In the video above, you’ll see MarI/O beating a level of the game with ease, and a quick explainer on what made it so …

Machine Learning

Sony a7R II: The World’s First Back-Illuminated 35mm Full Frame Sensor and 4K

Sony has just unleashed its new a7R II mirrorless camera, a followup to the highly-regarded a7R. The new camera features the world’s first …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

New hardware drives PC gaming at E3 2015

The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is known for its over the top showcases and press events. Most of those are aimed at living room game consoles and the disc-based games that play on them, but for the past couple of years, PC gaming has been experiencing something of a …

New Army Exoskeleton Makes Soldiers' Gunshots More Accurate

MAXFAS system stabilizes your shooting arm with cables and sensors<p>Soldiers of the future may all be crack shots. Not only are bullets getting smarter, but the U.S. Army is developing an exoskeleton that automatically and effortlessly steadies a soldier’s firing arm.<p>There are of course, low-tech gun …

U.S. Army

Groom gets pranked when his car breaks down on way to the church only for the Batmobile to show up

It’s every groom’s worst nightmare – being late for your own wedding.<p>Will Curnow – a massive superhero fan – had the heartstopping moment of his …

Halo 3: ODST MCC Release Date Revealed

YES.<p>The release date for the Master Chief Collection version of Halo 3: ODST is listed on Xbox.com as May 29, 2015.<p>The remastered port of Halo 3: …

Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming, watching videos or holding their hands. UC Berkeley's BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) isn't nearly that dependent, however. The machine uses neural network-based deep …

Disney's careful plan to get you interested — but not too interested — in Star Wars

Disney has a "very carefully designed marketing plan" to get consumers excited about the Star Wars franchise this year, CEO Bob Iger said today during an earnings call. And it includes a tantalizing video game tease.<p>"We have already talked about some games that will come out into the marketplace," …

Here’s How Magic Mike Is Appealing to Star Wars Fans

“They've got all the force you need.”<p>What’s that? With all of the <i>Star Wars</i> hoopla surrounding <i>Vanity Fair</i>’s unveiling of <b>Annie Leibovitz’s</b> <i>The Force Awakens</i> portraits, and yesterday’s “May the Fourth” holiday, you completely forgot about the <i>other</i> anticipated movie sequel, the one hurtling groin-first …

100 Students Banned From Graduation, Deputy Fired, Principal Suspended After Senior Prank Gone Wrong

A senior prank gone horribly wrong has resulted in 100 students being banned from graduation ceremonies, a principal suspended without pay, a sheriff …

Snag a Lenovo K450e Quad-Core Desktop for $650

For an asking price that low, the internals of this sleek tower are nothing to sneeze at.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

The best gaming desktops of 2018

It seems like we get new gaming desktops to review every week, and each one comes with its own quirks and eccentricities. For the most part, the …

Hubble gets last hug: ‘Good voyage!’ - Technology & science - Space - Human spaceflight | NBC News

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After five amazing days, spacewalking astronauts finished repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope on Monday and shut the doors to the treasured observatory, which will never be touched by human hands again.<p>NASA said the revived telescope will be better than ever thanks to …

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

GTA 5 in 4K - Watch 11 Minutes of Stunning Gameplay

Late last night you may have noticed that we posted 11 minutes of GTA 5 in 4K resolution. We thought you might have a few questions about the PC we …

Coachella Weekend 1 in Pictures

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …