Fred Bamman

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Movie studio AI predicts who will like a film based on its trailer

In a world… where artificial intelligence seems unstoppable, one studio has developed algorithms that can predict what kind of audience will go to …

Artificial Intelligence

‘Back To The Future II’s Art Director Tells Us How They Developed The Film’s Somewhat Misguided Predictions

We have been waiting for 2015 since 1989, when <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> revealed to the world great expectations of our future. With 2015 just a month away, anticipation for a new year is at an all time high. In under a year will we have hoverboards? Canisters of fruit that can be called down from …

Brown bears return to Chernobyl after a century away

These images are believed to be the first photographic evidence of a brown bear in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ)<p><b>Scientists have captured what is believed to be the first photographic evidence of brown bears within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ).</b><p>Camera traps, used by a project assessing …

Wildlife

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

The Oldest Restaurant in Every State (and DC!)

By: Matt Meltzer<p>Eating. Humans have done it since, well, the beginning of history. And pretty much ever since the first caveman realized he was too tired to grill a wooly mammoth after a long day of hunting, other cavemen were willing to do it for him. For a price, of course.<p>While the U.S. doesn't …

Florida

The First Year Without Her

The first month feels like a year, and then a week, and then a year again. A cold, long, drawn out year with no seasons and no clocks.<p>The first few days are as cold as ice; way too chilly for Columbus Day Weekend. You stop crying, and you start cracking smiles at small talk, but there's still a …

Cable companies want to stop the best internet in America from growing

A group representing giants in the cable industry is trying to shut down two municipalities' proposals to expand their public broadband networks, arguing that public broadband has a "mixed record" and can be harmful to taxpayers, despite these two networks already being successful where they're …

Flag on the play: Broncos win flag-fest over Super Bowl nemesis with 21-16 win over Seahawks

The Super Bowl teams slogged through a preseason opener delayed by lightning and a flurry of flags Thursday night before linebacker Steven Jackson's end zone interception of Terrelle Pryor's pass sealed the Denver Broncos' 21-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks.<p>In between a 46-minute delay, both …

Meet this week’s One-to-Watch artist, Christy Powers, who with her work aims to grasp that “just-out-of-reach" feeling of memories: http://goo.gl/IEgCLq