Eva Salopek

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Mysterious Dark Illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta’s mysterious illustrations take you on a trip into a dark world of deep forests and mythical creatures.Dawid Planeta is a freelance …

This artist paints with virtual reality, and her results are mind-blowing on so many levels

You never know what the next piece of technology to change everything will be. Some are hoping it’s flying cars, while others just want to teleport. …

Virtual Reality

Eric Gill: can we separate the artist from the abuser?

Eric Gill was one of the great British artists of the 20th century – and a sexual abuser of his own daughters. A new exhibition at Ditchling asks: how far should an artist’s life affect our judgment of their work?<p>Last October, I was one of 25 delegates at a “workshop day” at the Ditchling Museum of …

Valve unveils a ‘cheaper, smaller, lighter’ VR base station prototype

We’ve already seen Valve tease the next generation of SteamVR controllers, now the company has offered a peak at a new base station. too.<p>Company programmer Joe Ludwig showcased a prototype for the next iteration of the hardware at a press event inside the Valve offices earlier this month, captured …

A Mathematician Might’ve Created an Anti-Tsunami Cannon That Could Save Millions Of Lives

A mathematician might’ve figured out how to stop tsunamis in their tracks… or at least dampen their power. Image: Sean Davey<p><b>Back in 2004, I was in</b> …

Coastlines

This Mexican Street Artist Mixes Science Fiction and Psychedelia

Muralist, illustrator, and all-around renaissance man Smithe is creating his own brand of sci-fi surrealism.<p>South of the US-Mexico border, Smithe, aka Luis Enrique, creates some of the most striking graffiti and murals seen on the streets of Mexico City. But Smithe isn't just plying his trade in …

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>It wasn’t that long ago that building and training neural networks was strictly for seasoned computer scientists …

Machine Learning

A super-cool science story about a really cold thing

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>“Absolute zero” isn't just cold — it's still. It is the point at which the motion of the atoms that make up an object stops completely, when the object has no energy left to give.<p>The rules of physics say it's impossible to …

Physics

Why an AI firm is busy smashing thousands of windows

Breaking glass, barking dogs and crying babies – to computers it's all just noise. But a new wave of artificial intelligence is being taught how to listen in.<p>In a sound-proofed hangar on an RAF airbase just north of Cambridge, UK, Chris Mitchell and his colleagues are busy using sledgehammers to …

Machine Learning

MIT researchers have developed a spongelike material 10 times stronger than steel

Stainless steel? Don’t make us laugh! A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just developed one of the …

Graphene

Scientists Are Searching For Life On This Nearby Exoplanet

With all this talk about human colonies on Mars, why not dream a little bigger? Dr. Stephen Kane and his team of researchers at San Francisco State …

The demand for AI is helping Nvidia and AMD leapfrog Intel

The future is machine learning, and no machine learns as well as a graphics card<p>Intel is the king of a shrinking kingdom. Almost every traditional desktop or laptop PC runs on the Santa Clara company’s processors, but that tradition is fast being eroded by more mobile, ARM-powered alternatives. …

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Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Replication

Bad Neon - Poster Series

This poster series has a lot of great elements that we love on Abduzeedo, first of all we’ve always been fan of everything related with the word: …

Contortion by Ingrid Maillard

Contortion – drawings with color and graphite on paper by Ingrid Maillard.Ingrid Maillard is a french visual artist and illustrator who currently …

Johnson Tsang – Lucid Dream Series

Eyes on Chinese sculptor Johnson Tsang and his amazing Lucid Dream Series.<p>Johnson Tsang is an exceptional artist who skillfully combines figurative …

Famous Movie Scenes you probably didn’t realised were Borrowed from Paintings

I do love a good side by side comparison. It must go back to those “spot the difference” puzzles we used to do as kids. Filmmaker and photographer,</b> …

Technique for Painting a Flare Effect

Here's a technique to capture that lens flare effect we see all the time in photography.<i><br>Traffic Lights,</i> gouache over casein, 5 x 8 inchesNote the …

Artist Spotlight: Van Gogh Inspired Artwork Featuring Nintendo, Star Wars, And Other Pop Culture Imagery From Aja Trier

Check out this artwork inspired by Vincent van Gogh's <i>Starry Night</i> painting, featuring characters and imagery from the pop culture world.<p>Created by …

Superman Submits to Chinese Legends in an Unconventional Art Series

Jacky Tsai's woodblock-meets-comic book scenes are the ultimate crossover storylines.<p>Superman clashes with Chinese legends in artist Jacky Tsai's fusion of comic books and woodblock prints. The UK-based Chinese artist will present his new body of work, a juxtaposition of Western pop culture and …