Riku Kokkonen

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Trying out Prisma’s new photo filter store

Photo filter app Prisma released an update this week giving users a new way to browse all the different styles available. And for select users, there’s also a way to create styles of their own.<p>While it’s calling the new interface a “store,” the Prisma isn’t actually charge you for filters. Instead, …

Apps

Most Absurd Yet Insightful Statements Made at Web Summit, World's Largest Startup Conference

The hype at Web Summit was as thick as the fog that delayed flights into Dublin Airport last month at the Earth's largest gathering of startups.<p>"Kookiness" after all, is endemic to innovation, which requires thought exercises that make possible what seems implausible. So even the loopiest-sounding …

Dublin

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

This insane device promises to give you perfect vision for the rest of your life

Dr. Garth Webb is the founder and CEO of Ocumetics Technology Corp, a company dedicated to eliminating glasses and contact lenses forever. Webb and his team of visual scientists have invented the "Ocumetics Bionic Lens," which is the product of eight years of research and $3 million in funding, …

The Apple Watch is a misunderstood bridge to the future

The first Apple Watch reviews came out this week, and they weren't great.<p>Reviewers did praise the design and the way it lets you leave your phone in your pocket more, and blogger John Gruber had a great non-cynical take on the "taptic" communications, which lets you send little taps and a …

Artificial Intelligence

I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Hiding from robots while looking like a cyborg<p>You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.<p>Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this …

Google’s Eric Schmidt Predicts The Disappearance Of The Internet

Google may have played a significant role in establishing the Internet as we know it, but according to its executive chairman Eric Schmidt, the future of the world’s most advanced information network is for it to disappear.<p>Responding to a question about the future of the web during a panel at the …