Antonio Negrini

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'Floating 3D printing' brings sci-fi-style projections closer

‘Optical trap display’ projects graphics into the air, where they are visible from all angles<p>We still don’t have flying cars, brain-computer interfaces, or an artificial intelligence (AI) you can hold a conversation with, but one classic science-fiction technology is on our doorstep: true 3D …

Particles

Adult entertainment hasn't figured out AR either

After VR success last year, porn producer Naughty America is now targeting phones and tablets for an AR app it claims isn't porn at all. So what is it?<p>Is AR the new hot thing after VR for adult entertainment… or just the latest trick at a tech show full of illusions?

Augmented Reality

Google's AlphaGo AI can teach itself to master games like chess

Google's DeepMind team has already advanced its AlphaGo AI to dominate Go without human input, but now the system is clever enough to master <i>other</i> board games without intervention. Researchers have developed a more generalized system for AlphaGo Zero that can train itself to achieve "superhuman" …

A Dutch artist collective installed a responsive ‘digital organism’ in a forest

The ‘Pixi’ lights are inspired by patterns that exist in nature<p>In the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands, around seven and a half acres of forest are lit up at night by more than a thousand pulsating red lights. The lights can communicate with each other, and are meant to behave like a flock of …

Music Festivals

Google's rebuilding its Street View panoramas to look better, and here's how

Google's Street View has become ubiquitous. It's one of the pioneering features of Google Maps, and it has become such an integrated part of our …

The PayPal Mafia of Self-Driving Cars Has Been at It a Decade

The brief history of the self-driving car is parked in Pittsburgh. Robotic vehicles built by students and professors stand sentry on the campus green …

Driverless Cars

Neural network creates photo-realistic images of fake celebs

While Facebook and Prisma tap AI to transform everyday images and video into flowing artworks, NVIDIA is aiming for all-out realism. The graphics card-maker just released a paper detailing its use of a generative adversarial network (GAN) to create high-definition photos of fake humans. The …

Deep Learning

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

Changing Google's domain will no longer give results from another country

Until today, if you wanted to use Google Search in another locale or language, all you had to do was type Google into the address bar with a …

AdWords

Something out of science-fiction: A short history of Dragon’s Lair

The game that wouldn’t die<p>Depending on when you were born, you might not remember <i>Dragon’s Lair</i> at all.<p>One of the very first hand-drawn video games has a stellar pedigree, and a startlingly long life, despite the fact that most people agree it’s not actually fun to play.<p><i>Dragon’s Lair</i> is a brutally …

Adobe Project Sonicscape ‘visualizes’ 360 video to make editing easier

Adobe previewed a concept it is working on that would make it easier for creators working on VR videos to place and align sound.<p>Producing high-quality 360-degree video content has traditionally been a difficult affair at all stages of production, from capture to delivery. However, a constant stream …

Agile Analytics: A Master Guide to Implementation

In setting up Google Analytics (GA) implementations, we find that we need to integrate the work we do with the clients’ existing workflows and …

Analytics
Google Analytics

Google Data Studio: quicker and broader access to data

Over the past 6 months we’ve launched over 25 new features in Google Data Studio including: making the product free and available globally, adding …

Analytics
AdWords

Add gtag.js to your site | Analytics for Web

The global site tag (gtag.js) is a JavaScript tagging framework and API that allows you to send event data to Google Analytics, AdWords, and …

Elon Musk reveals first official photo of SpaceX space suit

The suit actually works and more details are coming<p>Elon Musk has posted the official first photo of his SpaceX space suit on Instagram, teasing that more details will come in a few days. Musk says the suit actually works, and was tested to double vacuum pressure. The suit itself is very white and …

Elon Musk

Link building without link building

About a year ago, I wrote a blog post about redirecting websites for link equity and ranking improvements. I touched on all the caveats and longevity …

Internet Marketing

Here Come The Holograms

In virtual reality, the more realistic the digital world, the greater the demand for fidelity. The greater demand for fidelity, the greater the demand for bandwidth. Nothing is more demanding than cinematic realism. We expect photo real worlds to have absolutely perfect fidelity. This is why …

Augmented Reality

How to Hire for Ecommerce SEO

One of the hardest parts of search engine optimization is finding the right professional to manage it. Since there are no universal SEO …

SEO

The new Search Console: a sneak peek at two experimental features

Search Console was initially launched with just four reports more than a decade ago. Today, the product includes more than two dozen reports and …

Data Modeling

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Startups

Why microsites are bad for SEO

What is a microsite?A microsite is a website owned by a brand but located on a separate domain to the brand’s homepage, usually on a subdomain or …

Google Analytics

The Lazy Writer’s Guide to 30-Minute Keyword Research

You, a content marketing ninja, are able to wield immense SEO reach with your content in ways most SEOs (*cough* like myself) can only dream of.<p>BUT, …

Weddings

45 Local SEO Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

The classic 1982 Activision game, <i>Pitfall!</i>, was so challenging that most players believed you could only win by running out the 20-minute clock. The …

SEO

Goals are Broken in Google Analytics

Goals are session based NOT user based<p>If you have a user that visits four times and then converts, your conversion rate for that user is 25%. You …

'It's digital colonialism': how Facebook's free internet service has failed its users

Free Basics, built for developing markets, focuses on ‘western corporate content’ and violates net neutrality principles, researchers say<p>Free Basics, Facebook’s free, limited internet service for developing markets, is neither serving local needs nor achieving its objective of bringing people …

Internet

Using 3D Scanning and Augmented Reality To Connect, Create And Preserve

In March 2017 as part of SXSW, Cortina Productions brought Augmented Reality (AR) to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for three days. Visitors to the museum were able to interact with the Library’s archival collection through Microsoft HoloLens and select multiple stories to read …

3D Printing