Timothy Turpin

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Software turns 2D objects 3D; lets you 'reach into' photos; bends your mind

Modeling products in three dimensions can be a time-consuming process. It's easy enough for humans to identify the presence of 3D objects in 2D scenes, but extracting these with algorithms is tricky. A new system developed by a team of researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel and Tel …

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Expedia And Zillow Founder Rich Barton Wants To Fund ‘Power To The People’ Startups

Rich Barton may still be best known for his role as a founder at pioneering web properties such as Expedia and Zillow, but in recent years he has emerged as an investor in some really interesting startups, from mobile-only hotel booking app HotelTonight to neighborhood-focused social network …

Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby, who has died aged 80, introduced the noise-reducing and surround-sound technology that revolutionised cinema acoustics and ushered in the modern era of high-quality, realistic film sound.<p>His system of using multiple loudspeakers and multichannel technology — first through his Dolby …

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'New Physics' Observations Challenge Standard Model of Universe

Now, new observations presented at the Europhysics Conference on High-Energy Physics in Grenoble, France, of the top quark -- the heaviest of all …

Harold Sonny White warp drive: Faster than light secret physics debunked.

Can we travel to the stars? The answer to that question is “yes,” provided we don't care how long the journey will take. According to Einstein's …