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手機直播如何有專業效果?圓剛 BU110+Camerafi Live 手把手教你設定

當直播成為顯學,對畫質與器材的需求也開始越來越高,過去除了使用手機內建的相機做為直播使用外,現在透過行動擷取器還能讓你用專業相機進行直播,讓手機變成直播影音平台。藉由這樣的直播方式,把手機當成訊號處理中心,用外接設備取代手機內建的鏡頭與麥克風,提供更具專業水準的影音內容,同時也可以讓直播內容更具可看 …

3 lessons IBM's Watson can teach us about our brains' biases

<i>By Jane Porter</i><p>What can artificial intelligence teach us about human intelligence? Quite a bit, it turns out. IBM's Watson had its crowning moment back in 2011 when the cognitive computing system famously destroyed its Jeopardy champion contenders, but lately Watson has been wading into far more …

Cognitive Computing

極速 4K 隨身機 Sony RX100 IV 實拍體驗

一轉眼,對隨身機市場掀起改革潮的 Sony Cyber-shot RX100 系列也已經進入了第四代。初代產品推出之時,還沒有太多人對 1 吋感光元件隨身機有太深的印象,直到看到它無論在畫質、淺景深、尺寸體積等各方面的平衡表現,才驚覺這就是數位 DC 面對智慧型手機狂潮降臨的突圍之道。其後,也有不少廠商跟隨了類似規格的產品,面對競爭 Sony 也逐代為其加上了更多完善的功能,像是相當有意思的彈出式 EVF 電子觀景窗、180 度翻轉式自拍螢幕等,而在這次 RX100 IV 上,則是針對久久未有顯著提升的 CMOS 感光元件做出升級,採用了可有效縮小感光元件體積的堆疊式設計,提升了速度讓這部小巧 …

驗唔驗到鉛水同有毒水龍頭呢 ? SCio 光譜儀成份一按即知

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>七月 22, 2015 •健康, 生活科技 •<p>地球上所有東西都是由各種分子及元素所組成,一般情況下若想知道其成份,就必需透過實驗實的大型光譜儀去進行分析。不過最近以色列 Consumer Physics 就成功設計出一款便攜式小型光譜儀 SCiO,只需對著任何物件檢測一下,便可即時在手機上 …

為什麼燒燙傷容易被細菌感染?或許是腸內細菌的背叛

細菌感染是燒燙傷患者的噩夢。傳統的理論認為,人體失去了<b>皮膚的屏障</b>,使得環境和醫療器械上的細菌大舉入侵,再隨著血液感染全身,最終惡化成敗血症。<p><b>你也有份嗎?腸道菌</b><p>今年7月,美國喬治亞健康科學大學(Georgia Regents University)的Zachary M. Earley學者團隊,提出了嶄 …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

輔助你身上的手機成為翻拍東西的好工具

相信在看報刊雜誌時,多多少少都有機會遇到想要翻拍的東西,但使用雙手來拍,一來沒辦法將器材好好拿著拍,角度不容易喬,而且萬一光源不足就很容易造成手震;二來有時候單手書籍雜誌也不容易。這個時候就會考慮採用翻拍架,能夠獲得最好的品質(想到以前年輕時,找資料是用剪報或是到圖書館影印後剪貼,還要買影印卡,對學 …

Mediterranean diet could help beat dementia finds UCL study

“Lifestyle changes to improve diet and mood might help people with MCI to avoid dementia, and bring many other health benefits,” said lead author Dr …

Artificial intelligence could kill us because we're stupid, not because it's evil, says expert

Artificial intelligence will be a threat because we are stupid, not because it is clever and evil, according to experts.<p>We could put ourselves in …

Modern Family's new episode never leaves the screen of a MacBook Pro

'Connection Lost' feels like a half-hour Apple commercial — but it actually works<p>MacBooks and iPhones pop up in movies and TV so often that it’s nearly a trope unto itself, but on February 25th ABC’s <i>Modern Family</i> is going a step further. A new episode called "Connection Lost" takes place entirely …

'Death test' could predict chance of dying within 30 days

Health experts say a new test will prevent futile and expensive medical treatments which prolong suffering<p>A test to determine if elderly patients will die within 30 days of being admitted to hospital has been developed by doctors to give them the chance to go home or say goodbye to loved …

The Ethics Of The 'Singularity'

Some people argue that we will one day reach a point when our machines, which will have become smarter than us, will be able themselves to make machines that are smarter than them. Superintelligence — an intelligence far-outreaching what we are in a position even to imagine — will come on the …

The Ara Configurator app is how you'll build your custom Project Ara smartphone

Even though Google is a long ways off from selling Project Ara phones directly to consumers, the company took a bit of time to detail its go-to-market strategy, which contained some details on the Puerto Rico pilot program. Perhaps most interesting was the look we got at how users might manage the …

Google's modular Project Ara smartphone will begin pilot testing in Puerto Rico later this year

Google is holding its second Project Ara developer's conference today in Mountain View and is in the process of giving a roadmap on how and when it might get its modular smartphones out into the market. Probably the most notable bit of news we've learned so far is that Google plans to have a market …

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OnePlus 終於有對手!德國新晉手機品牌 Xodiom 同樣走高規低價路線

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十二月 5, 2014 •手提電話 •<p>注意:消息發布後引起各界關注, 後來有人查得可能此計劃為一個騙局, 大家要小心留意各項條款, 以免受騙。 (感謝讀者Chung Sing Hou 提供資料 )<p>各大手機廠商通常都會透過舉行發表會去公佈旗下的新手機,不過最近一個新品牌 Xodiom 卻完全 …

How did Orion withstand temperatures twice the melting point of steel?

"There is a lot at stake for this flight test because we really need this data to refine our design and to know how the parts of Orion perform together," White says. "We have our models and our simulations, and while we do the best that we can, there could be parts that we missed or didn’t know …

IBM's Watson Analytics Platform Is Now Open To Everyone

IBM’s Watson Analytics service is now in open beta. The natural language-based system, born of the same programme that developed the company’s Jeopardy-playing super computer, offers predictive and visual analytics tools for businesses.<p>https://vine.co/v/Ov6uvi1m7lT<p>Early this summer, IBM announced …

Graphene body armor: Twice the stopping power of Kevlar, at a fraction of the weight

By on December 1, 2014 at 8:52 am<p>Graphene, the wonder material that should rejuvenate almost every sphere of science and technology in the next …

Engineering

在科技進步與智慧退步之間的掙扎,自動化是否讓我們變得更愚蠢?

人工智慧已經來臨。現在的電腦不僅目光敏銳而且行動敏捷。它們可以感知環境,解決棘手問題,做出微妙判斷,並懂得學習經驗。它們已經能夠複製許多我們當中最有價值的智力人才,我們現在已經把過去許多自己做的複雜工作交到了它們手上。<p>但是人類對電腦自動化的依賴程度不斷加深,可能要付出高昂代價。令人不安的證據表明,在 …

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What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>It’s a question that’s perplexed …

你的 Facebook 很乾淨,是因為背後有一群過濾色情暴力內容到快崩潰的人 | T客邦

在註冊 Facebook 時,都會看到一些發文規定,比如說不能涉及暴力、色情、虐待等等的,但是並不是每個人都會去看,也不是每個人都會去遵守,而你不會看到這些內容的原因其實是背有一群人在默默把關,你可能以為是矽谷的工程師在做這件事,但其實不然,為你工作的這群人其實都快崩潰。<p>動態牆上沒有太多負面的資訊, …

Building a better Paris in 'Assassin's Creed Unity'

Ensuring that base level of historical accuracy involves a lot of research. For Guerin, whose job involved, among other things, the layout and design of the city, that meant a lot of maps. Over the course of three months or so he says he looked at more than 150 maps of the city, which provided …

DARPA creates first 1THz computer chip, earns Guinness World Record

By on October 31, 2014 at 10:50 am<p>DARPA, the US military’s R&D division, has been awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the world’s fastest …

內置心臟除顫器 大學生設計無人駕駛急救直升機

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 31, 2014 •科技趣聞, 航拍 •<p>無人直升機近年經常用作航空拍攝,亦有機構嘗試用作速遞急件或薄餅。荷蘭一名學生早前將心臟除顫器安裝到無人機,成為全球首部無人駕駛救護直升機。<p>Delft 科技大學的 Alec Momont 表示每年在歐洲就有 80 萬人面對突發性心臟問題,但只有 …

LED 藍光傷眼?美國能源局再提報告闢謠

LED 發出的藍光究竟會否傷眼?這個問題一直以來深受國內外關注且爭議不斷。美國能源局(Department of Energy,DOE)為破除大眾對 LED 藍光傷眼的迷思,曾在 2013 年所發布的固態照明技術概要書中,就已提出相關資料論述。日前,DOE 又發布技術報告「True Colors」, …

處理器科技新研發,虛擬核心將比實體核心快2倍 | T客邦

安安 發表於 2014年10月26日 09:00 2014-10-26 收藏此文<p>這項技術是由一間新成立的科技公司 Soft Machines 所研發,它是由一群晶片設計工程師所創立的公司,這個嶄新的技術叫做「虛擬指令集計算程序」(Virtual Instruction Set Computing:V …