Computer model aims to turn film scripts into animations

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a computer model that can translate text describing physical movements directly into simple computer-generated animations, a first step toward someday generating movies directly from scripts. Scientists have made tremendous leaps in getting computers to understand natural language, as well as in generating a […]

Researchers turn plastic water bottles into prosthetic limbs

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Artificial limbs made out of plastic water bottles could save healthcare providers millions of pounds and help tackle pollution at the same time. An expert at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has successfully manufactured the first-of-its-kind prosthetic limb socket made from recycled plastic bottles. Dr. K Kandan, senior lecturer in […]

pilgrims turn to tech to boost hajj

[ad_1] Smartphones are rapidly replacing traditional printed holy books as a means to read Koranic verses The hajj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets. At the peak of Mount Arafat, numerous Muslim pilgrims were absorbed in Koranic […]

This designer clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

[ad_1] Purdue waterproof, breathable and antibacterial self-powered clothing is based on omniphobic triboelectric nanogenerators. Credit: Ramses Martinez/Purdue University A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music—while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that’s going around. Purdue University researchers have developed […]

AI company Hypergiant to help consulting firm turn intellectual property into products

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A Texas-based artificial intelligence startup will work with technology consultant giant Booz Allen Hamilton to develop artificial intelligence products for the federal government and commercial companies. The strategic relationship with Hypergiant Industries is designed to capitalize on the skill sets of both companies and develop Booz Allen’s intellectual property archive […]

Americans' views on tech firms turn sharply negative: poll

[ad_1] Americans have a far more negative view of technology firms than just a few years ago, amid increasing fears over privacy, data protection and other issues Americans’ views on major technology firms have taken a dramatic negative turn in the past four years, with both Democrats and Republicans seeing the sector in a less […]

Canadian Theaters Turn Away Pro-Life Movie Unplanned

[ad_1] Pro-life movie Unplanned has been rejected by all of Canada. Domestically, the movie has done much better at the box office than initially anticipated. The movie cost Pure Flix an estimated $6 million to produce and it has brought in over $18 million since hitting theaters at the end of March. Obviously, abortion is […]

With this great Gmail trick you’ll turn the way you organize your mailbox – Blog

[ad_1] With this great Gmail trick you’ll turn the way you organize your mailbox People give a lot of time on sending and reading emails and this bothers many people. But there are a few tricks to make one of which being a Gmail trick. This trick can adjust the way you manage your mailbox. […]