Austin Brotzman

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Time-Lapse: Creating an Impressive 284-Layer ‘Super Composite’

Photography purists might want to look away on this one. The above video is a 9 minute time-lapse that speeds up 7+ hours worth of Photoshop CC work. …

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PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware comparisons: More meaningless than ever

Sony's PlayStation 4 console will need a healthy portion of its 8GB of memory simply to run the console's OS. That's inspired a new torrent of Xbox One and PS4 comparisons. But here's why they don't make sense.<p>The truth is that Sony's RAM requirements should come as no surprise.<p>If you wanted to …

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Apple’s secretive Boston office working on Siri’s speech recognition; perhaps a Nuance replacement?

For a few months, Apple has maintained a secretive office near the MIT campus. Now, Xconomy reports the company has been hiring notable speech recognition talent to use the location as a speech recognition research office.<p>Apple has assembled a small team of notable names in speech technology and is …

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'I have principles': Pussy Riot convict defiant after losing parole battle

A jailed member of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot lost a court battle to be released but remained unrepentant over last year's protest against President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral.<p>Nadezhda Tolokonnikova watched from behind the black metal bars of a courtroom cage as a regional court …

D.C. to Be Protected from Cruise Missiles by $2.7 Billion Blimps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If America is attacked, we might be saved by blimps. No, not state-of-the-art jet fighters that can …

On Driving a Manual Transmission Ferrari V12

Ferrari is no longer in the business of selling cars with manual transmissions. Primarily, this is because they’re in the business of <i>selling cars</i>, …

How video games teach us to escape failure

Failure is an integral and unpleasant part of playing video games, but "good" games give players a "fair chance" to succeed that they might not have in the real world, assistant professor at the New York University Game Center Jesper Juul argues in an essay printed in Salon.<p>In an excerpt from "The …

Battlefield 4 may allow stats transfer from current-gen to next

<i>Battlefield 4</i> developer EA DICE is "investigating" the possibility of allowing players to transfer progression and statistics from current-generation versions of the game to next-generation versions, according to the game's official Twitter account.<p>"We've heard reports that players would like their …

A Pop-Up Hotel: Tender2 by Royal Botania

Pop-up shops and restaurants have become all the rage in recent years and now there’s a hotel with a similar concept: the Tender2 by Royal Botania. …