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Facebook F8 2017: Everything Facebook Announced | WIRED

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 04.18.17. 04.18.17<br>• Time of Publication: 4:33 pm. 4:33 pm<p>Here’s Everything Facebook Announced …

kitchen ghosts

Elon Musk enters the world of brain-computer interfaces

EVER since ENIAC, the first computer that could be operated by a single person, began flashing its ring counters in 1946, human beings and …

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is not about preventing an AI apocalypse

It won’t stop a robot uprising, but it could improve humanity<p>When news hit yesterday that serial entrepreneur and futurist Elon Musk was investing in a brain chip venture called Neuralink, the billionaire’s fan club went wild. Theories ranged from this being Musk’s bold plan to forestall an AI …

Singularity

The Ultimate Roundup of This Year’s SXSW Experiential Marketing Activations

SXSW Interactive, the first half of the Austin, TX conference dedicated to emerging tech and everything digital, brings out a ton of festival-goers …

Advertising Industry

Russian hacker pleads guilty to get-rich-quick botnet

Malware was used to compromise thousands of computer servers around the world and generate millions in fraudulent payments.<p>A Russian hacker has pleaded guilty to installing malware on ten of thousands of computer servers in order to generate millions in fraudulent payments, the US Department of …

Security

Facebook Stories: 10 things to know about the Snapchat-like feature

There's a new way to share your life on Facebook and it looks a lot like Snapchat... Here's what's different about Stories and how to use it.<p>There's a new way to share your life on Facebook, and you may already be familiar with it.<p>Facebook Stories is the latest Snapchat-like feature to roll out on …

Social Media

This smartband knows what food you're eating

For the fitness buffs out there who can be bothered tracking calories but not be bothered writing things down.<p>While we all may not always stick to the plan when it comes to eating the right foods, leave it to technology to find a way to get you back on course.<p>A new wristband from Japanese carrier …

Nutrition

Waze lets you order up a Dunkin' Donuts binge

Google's traffic navigation app will let users preorder items from the donut shops to pick up en route to their destinations.<p>Google's Waze navigation helper wants to be your donut concierge too.<p>The navigation app said it's working with fast-food chain Dunkin' Donuts to allow preorders that you can …

Dunkin' Donuts

Tinder's New Desktop App Pushes You to Actually Talk to People

Tinder has always lived on your phone. The dating app, which seduced tens of millions of users with its delightfully simple right-swipe, didn’t just …

Nvidia’s Deep-Learning Chips May Give Medicine a Shot in the Arm - MIT Technology Review

The chip maker Nvidia is riding the current artificial-intelligence boom with hardware designed to power cutting-edge learning algorithms. And the …

Machine Learning

How to Do a Glitchy VHS Rewind Effect in Adobe Premiere Pro

If you've got Adobe Premiere Pro, you can make this cool VHS glitch rewind effect from scratch, no extras required.<p>Who doesn't love tutorials on how …

Tutorials

Skip the complex tracking software, DJI says, and give drones an "invisible" license plate

Drones could someday have a sort of invisible license plate that allows local authorities to determine who the unmanned aerial system (UAS) belongs …

License Plates

Lightform Transforms Your Home Into A Giant Screen Using Projected AR (video)

A team of developers and creatives from Adobe, Microsoft and Disney are currently in the process of developing a new consumer augmented reality …

Entrepreneurship

How to make a LinkedIn page that wows recruiters, according to the guy who overhauled its design

Professional networking site LinkedIn revamped its entire user experience in January, and there's a good chance you're not using its features to their full potential.<p>Business Insider spoke with its lead designer to help you out.<p>Hari Srinivasan, head of identity products at LinkedIn, and his team …

Employment

Burger King Just Made Toothpaste That Tastes Like a Whopper

Instead of some mint flavor, would you want your toothpaste to taste like a Whopper? That’s what Burger King France has cooked up with its agency …

Burger King

Samsung woos iPhone users with 2017 Gear 360 camera

No longer a big eyeball, the shrunken 360-degree camera has a better design, improved video and more phone support -- including iPhone.<p>Regardless of where you fall on value of 360-degree cameras on the whole, Samsung made one of the best consumer models last year, the Gear 360. That said, its …

Phones

Facebook tests a second News Feed headed by a rocket ship icon

Facebook’s launch of Stories may be the social network’s big news of the week, but some Facebook users have spotted another addition, and are thoroughly confused. A “rocket ship” icon has popped up in the app of select users worldwide, adjacent to the News Feed button. Its appearance is prompting a …

Social Media

YouTube VR Videos To Get More Realistic With Better 360-Degree Projection

YouTube is attempting to improve the quality of its virtual reality (VR) videos, and it aims to do so using improved projection technology, the …

David Bellemere Shoots Sultry “Comme Des Garçons” Video for ‘LUI’ (NSFW)

David Bellemere has been recruited by <i>LUI</i> magazine, tasked with the enviable job of shooting models Samantha Gradoville and Flavia Lucini as they …

Check Out Facebook’s SXSW Activation Highlighting Its Many Advertising-Based Services

Facebook on Sunday opened up its South by Southwest activation to showcase many of the tools, insights and services it offers to marketers. The …

Advertising

HBO Built Fun, Intricate Escape Rooms at SXSW for Veep, Silicon Valley and Game of Thrones

If there’s one thing HBO does well, it’s creating an environment that’s rich in detail on your television screen. At South by Southwest this year, …

Silicon Valley

These 8 Topics Had Attendees Buzzing at South by Southwest

Another South by Southwest Interactive is in the books, and here are eight subjects that we heard an unusual amount of chatter about.<p><b>1. Anything but</b> …

Machine Learning

Getaway

Retailers Can Now Make Instagram Posts Much More Shoppable

Instagram lovers, get ready for an uptick in shoppable retail posts to either “heart” (equivalent of a like, more or less, in Facebook parlance) or …

eCommerce

Watch This Guy Catch a Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out to Be Real

When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you’re all but completely blind to the real world. …

Virtual Reality

Researchers are using Darwin’s theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive

Modern artificial intelligence is built to mimic nature—the field’s main pursuit is replicating in a computer the same decision-making prowess that humankind creates biologically.<p>For the better part of three decades, most of AI’s brain-inspired development has surrounded “neural networks,” a term …

Artificial Intelligence