Justin Leong

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An AI has been trained to understand beauty

What makes something beautiful? It’s an entirely subjective question. But artificial intelligence now ‘thinks’ it has the answer.<p>Using deep learning …

‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’: We need to talk about Naughty Dog’s violence problem

<i>Uncharted: The Lost Legacy</i>, starring <i>Uncharted 2</i>’s Chloe Frazer and <i>Uncharted 4</i>’s Nadine Ross, comes out on Aug. 22. it aims to fill the Nathan …

Uncharted

Google's new feed uses your searches for a more personal homepage

Last December, Google made a change to its mobile search app: the addition of a news feed. Based on your search history and location, it started showing you news, sports and weather that it thought were relevant to you. Today, Google is taking the feature one step further by making it more …

What Is ‘Dunkirk’? Everything You Need To Know About the World War II Battle

Christopher Nolan is back with a brand new film this weekend and it’s already earning rave reviews from critics. <i>Dunkirk</i> is a tightly constructed ode …

Streaming

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …

Art Galleries

4 Mobile Photography Tips: improve your pictures on the go (video)

We’ve got awesome cameras on our phones nowadays. For most users, the smartphones they carry in their pockets are better than point-and-shoot cameras …

Mobile Photography

Depth of field: What is it, and how it relates to photography

More people are taking an interest in photography and capturing images than ever before. So it stands to reason that many would be learning more …

Marvel Powers United VR is a ‘100% full-size game,’ says dev

Marvel Powers United VR wants to capture a very specific fantasy: To enable players to feel like superheroes. And although the limitations of virtual reality's current state as a medium will always hold it back, there's fun to be had in Marvel Powers United.<p>Marvel Powers United VR is a co-op …

The Nintendo Switch Online App Is As Terrible In Practice As It Was In Theory

With the launch of <i>Splatoon 2</i> also comes the release of Nintendo’s long-awaited online service app, which uses your phone to set up voice chat and party play for Nintendo’s online offerings.<p>The initial reaction when Nintendo announced that their online service would be run through a phone app was …

Meet the Google Cardboard of iPhone AR headsets

Xbox One self-published indie games start appearing in the store

Microsoft unveiled its Xbox Live Creators Program earlier this year, designed to let indies self-publish games to the Xbox One Store. Xbox testers in the Alpha Ring are now starting to get access to a small selection of titles that are self-published in the Xbox marketplace. <i>Windows Central</i> reports …

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Scientists Have Reversed Brain Damage in a 2-Year-Old Girl Who Drowned in a Swimming Pool

She was in the water for 15 minutes.<p>Researchers in the US have reported what they believe is a first-of-its-kind reversal of brain damage, after …

World’s fastest phone charger will get you to 100% in 20 minutes

A Chinese technology company has designed a new battery which can charge to full in 20 minutes – beating current phones by a huge margin.<p>Meizu’s …

Canon announces three new cameras and none of them shoot 4K video

The Rebel T7i, the 77D, and the M6 go on sale in April<p>Canon introduced three new cameras today that will go on sale in April: the $749 entry-level Rebel T7i; the $899 prosumer-focused 77D; and a new $779 mirrorless camera, the M6. And while they appear to be very capable still cameras, they are …

US Scientists Have Cautiously Backed Permanent Gene Editing in Humans

A brave new world.<p>In a controversial move, a senior US scientific committee has given the green light to one of the most contentious forms of genome …

Genetics

The Views of Jupiter You Won't Find in a Textbook

NASA spacecraft Juno is providing a fresh look at the gas giant since settling into its orbit last summer.<p>Imagine Jupiter as it’s usually depicted: a bulbous marble, with alternating bands of reds, oranges, yellows, and creams, a few wisps of blue and green, and that unmistakable round spot just …

A US panel has endorsed limited genetic modification of humans — here's what that means

Sometime not necessarily too far from now, the first humans whose DNA has been intentionally edited by scientists could very likely be born.<p>The technologies that make that theoretically possible have existed for some time now and in the past few years, new discoveries have made genetic editing …

Craig Venter Mapped The Genome. Now He's Trying To Decode Death

<b>THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME</b> physical exam starts in the world’s plushest exam room, complete with a couch, a private bathroom and a teeming fruit plate. It will be my home for an entire day. First come the blood tests, vial after vial. Then two 35-minute sessions in an MRI tube, where REM and U2 try …

Genetics