Jose Faustino

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For the first time, a robot passed a medical licensing exam

A Robot Medical Professional<p>Experts generally agree that, before we might consider artificial intelligence (AI) to be truly intelligent —that is, on …

Artificial Intelligence

My Street Photography Philosophy (in Rome with the Fujifilm X-T20)

Una publicación compartida por Sean Tucker (@seantuck) el 6 de Nov de 2017 a la(s) 7:41 PST<p>Una publicación compartida por Sean Tucker (@seantuck) el …

New code offers a 100-fold speed increase

Avoiding Zero Entries<p>We live in the age of big data, but most of that data is “sparse.” Imagine, for instance, a massive table that mapped all of …

What’s killing America’s new mothers?

Elizabeth “Liz” Logelin was a young, fit woman with a promising career in operations management at Disney. On March 24, 2008, after a complicated pregnancy that saw her bedridden for nearly two months (three weeks of which were in the hospital), she delivered her daughter Madeline (“Maddie”) …

A newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Recently, though, a new type of diabetes has been identified: type 3c diabetes.<p>Type 1 diabetes is where the body's immune system destroys the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. It usually starts in childhood or early adulthood and …

Ease vs Protection: Oberwerth’s 1 Second Camera Holster Does Both

<i>The 1 Second Camera Holster from Oberwerth could be just what street photographers need.</i><p>I think that it is safe to say that all of us as …

Kickstarter

AI-Powered Hard Drive Ideal Alternative to Google Photos?

Store all of your beautiful photos in a sleek device, all outside of the benevolent, ever-watchful eye of Cloud technology? Many photographers …

Macphun is Making a Lightroom Rival: Here’s a Peek at What’s Coming

A day after Adobe announced the new Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, Macphun began teasing the fact that it’s currently building a competitor …

Tutorials

Creative Cloud: Is It Time to Ditch Adobe?

Adobe just killed one of its last major one-time fee softwares, Lightroom, in favor of the subscription model introduced in 2013. While the most …

Tutorials

New Lightroom CC: A First Look

This October has seen some big changes in the Adobe software world. For photographers that means major updates to Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC. The …

Tutorials

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

US Urging Airlines to Ban Cameras in Checked Bags

The U.S. government is urging airlines around the world to ban cameras, laptops, and other large personal electronic devices from checked luggage, …

Landscape photographer of the year 2017: the UK's best scenery – in pictures

In this selection of winning and shortlisted images from this year’s competition, amateur and professional photographers worked to a brief of showcasing Britain’s eclectic landscapes

Photography

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Nikon D850 Review

The Nikon D850 is Nikon's latest high resolution full-frame DSLR, boasting a 46MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor. But, in a fairly radical …

Cameras

Digital Back for 35mm Nikon Analog Cameras Launches on Kickstarter

The transition from the analog age to the digital revolution left a lot of old devices behind to the dusts of time and cameras are no exception. …

Bite Size Tips: Avoid Noisy Photos By Following These Five Guidelines

Noise in photography is those awkwardly colored tiny pixels (grains or specks) that render an often very undesirable look to the image. Noise happens …

How to Store Your Ever Increasing Photo Collection

While we often spend significant sums of money on our camera equipment, one area we tend to neglect is the computer side of this hobby of ours. In …

How to Master the Import Dialog in Lightroom

It might be easy to overlook the features of the Import dialog in Lightroom when your focus is on simply getting the images onto your computer so you …

Tutorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of …

Celebrating the Autumn Equinox in England: Pictures

Farmhouses

Don’t Call Yourself a Photographer If You Still Make These 5 Beginner Mistakes (VIDEO)

We’re really not trying to be mean here, but seriously folks, if you’re still making the five beginner mistakes in the video below it’s time to clean …

Stop Asking for Other Photographers' Camera Settings

Let’s get the facts straight: you’re not going to learn how to take compelling photographs by asking for other people’s camera settings or their EXIF …

Doctors say IBM Watson is nowhere close to being the revolution in cancer treatment it was pitched to them as

Breathlessly promoting its signature brand — Watson — IBM sought to capture the world's imagination, and it quickly zeroed in on a high-profile target: cancer.<p>But three years after IBM began selling Watson to recommend the best cancer treatments to doctors around the world, a STAT investigation has …

Researchers just figured out how to get robots to join forces

We're so close to the megazord of our dreams.<p><i>Power Rangers</i> had Megazord. <i>Voltron</i> had, well, Voltron. Individual robots that combine to form one larger, cooler—dare we say, more badass—automaton have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades. But a new study in <i>Nature Communications</i> suggests that …

Regularly using bleach linked to higher risk of fatal lung disease

Regular use of bleach and other common disinfectants has been linked to a higher risk of developing fatal lung disease, researchers have found.<p>The use of disinfectants is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to research looking at incidence …

Medical Research

Portugal has the best quality of life in the world for expats

If you’re thinking of quitting your job where you live and moving abroad for a new life and career, then Portugal is apparently the place to be.<p>According to one of the world’s most comprehensive reports—Expat Insider 2017—on expats, Portugal has the best quality of life in the world. InterNations, …

Costa Rica

Plastic fibers pervasive in tap water worldwide, new study shows | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 07.09.2017

Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do …

Fat isn't nearly as bad for you as we thought — and another ingredient is likely worse

Yet more and more research suggests this kind of thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>Instead of finding evidence that low-fat eating plans offer health benefits, dozens of studies have suggested instead that these kinds of diets are unhelpful or potentially harmful. And new research points to another …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …