The Sky Is The Limit For Breitling Acrobatics Pilot Aude Lemordant
Aude Lemordant is a two-time acrobatics World Champion - piloting Breitling's 330SC aircraft - and a full-time airline pilot for Air France. Even more impressive than her career is her passion for all types of aviation. The post The Sky Is The Limit For Breitling Acrobatics Pilot Aude Lemordant appeared first on Digital Trends....
Research heralds better and bidirectional brain-computer interfaces
 A pair of studies, one from Stanford and another from the University of Geneva, exemplify the speed with which brain-computer interfaces are advancing; and while you won’t be using one instead of a mouse and keyboard any time soon, even in its nascent form the tech may prove transformative for the disabled. Read More ...
Heal plans nationwide expansion for doctor house calls on demand
 Already a hit in the limited California regions that it serves, doctor-on-demand startup Heal is planning to take its house call service to more cities across the country. Today, the company announced that it would be expanding into cities in Florida, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania by the end of the year. It has been only two years since Heal’s first doctor made the first house call… Read More ...
Found a piece of furniture you like? Take a picture and GrokStyle can find it
GrokStyle is a company working on an app that recognizes objects in a picture. It uses a deep learning technology to learn visual similarities among products so it can find what you are looking for. The post Found a piece of furniture you like? Take a picture and GrokStyle can find it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tesla Model 3 production starts July, but 2017 will be expensive
The most affordable Tesla, the Model 3, will begin initial production in July the automaker has confirmed, amid better-than-expected financial results for the last year. The upcoming milestone was announced as part of Tesla‘s report for Q4 and full-year Q4, with 24,882 cars produced in the last quarter. However, full production of the Model 3 isn’t expected until September 2017. … Continue reading...
Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
This AI turns your cat sketches into trippy cat photos
A new Tensorflow port of pix2pix is able to take your crude cat sketches and transform them into photo-realistic cat abominations — that is, photos that look like cats at first, but upon closer inspection are instead trippy piecemeal simulated versions of real cats. The system is also able to generate fairly realistic building facades, shoes, and bags using both … Continue reading...
This AI turns your cat sketches into trippy cat photos
A new Tensorflow port of pix2pix is able to take your crude cat sketches and transform them into photo-realistic cat abominations — that is, photos that look like cats at first, but upon closer inspection are instead trippy piecemeal simulated versions of real cats. The system is also able to generate fairly realistic building facades, shoes, and bags using both … Continue reading...
Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet
Huawei has taken the wraps off of a 360-degree camera of its own, and it could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet. The device clips to Huawei's smartphones and supports live-streaming. The post Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Knotel raises $25M to expand its “headquarters as a service” approach to office space
 Knotel announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series A funding. Founded in 2015, the company offers what co-founder and CEO Amol Sarva described as “headquarters as a service” — a flexible office space that can be customized for each tenant while also growing or shrinking as needed. This might sound like it’s addressing the same need as WeWork and other… Read More ...
Turn anything into a nightmare cat with this machine learning tool
 Machine learning has the potential to solve many of our regular human problems, like for instance having too few nightmarish, oddly cat-filled crude images to gaze upon. Luckily, Christopher Hesse created the edges2cats web-based tool to address exactly that issue. The machine learning software uses Google’s Tensorflow to translate one image to another, using training data provided by… Read More ...
Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus appear side-by-side in new leaked image
Another day, another Galaxy S8 leak. At this point, we more or less know what to expect when Samsung reveals its new flagship in the coming weeks, but today, we get to see an image that supposedly places the standard Galaxy S8 and the larger Galaxy S8 Plus side-by-side. There’s actually a lot of information to glean from this one … Continue reading...
Microsoft launches Halo Wars 2 worldwide on Xbox One and Windows 10
Almost a month after Halo Wars 2 entered public beta, the Real Time Strategy (RTS) game has been released worldwide for the Xbox One and Windows 10. Halo Wars 2 is the seventh game in the Halo franchise, and is a sequel to Halo Wars which released in 2009. The game takes place in 2559, 28 years after the events of Halo Wars, and directly after the events of Halo 5: Guardians. In Halo Wars 2, Captain Cutter and his crew face off with a new faction instead of the Covenant. Known as the Banish...
500 Startups reboots its efforts in China, but there’s no dedicated fund
 500 Startups is rebooting its efforts in Greater China after it hired a new head of business for the region, which covers mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Edith Yeung, a former executive with browser firm Dolphin Mobile, is taking up the reins. The VC firm had been without a recognized setup in China for some time after former lead Rui Ma relocated to the 500’s U.S. operations… Read More ...
Teamonk Unveils Its Valentine's Collection - Customized Gift Packs Just For Tea Lovers
I was ecstatic to participate in a tea tasting session hosted by Teamonk Global today at the DLF Club 5 in Gurgaon. One of the biggest reasons for me to be a part of this session was to know more... To read the complete blog entry, sit tight, take a deep breath, and click the heading above. If you don't know how to follow these instructions, go take a refresher course on how to use feeds. ...
Facebook reportedly in talks to bring MLB live-streams to its upcoming TV app
Facebook is reportedly in talks with Major League Baseball (MLB) to license live games from the upcoming season. The deal could provide a major boost for Facebook's recently announced video app for set-top boxes. The post Facebook reportedly in talks to bring MLB live-streams to its upcoming TV app appeared first on Digital Trends....
Charaideo Maidams: Hobbiton on the Hilltop
The final stretch of the road from Sivasagar to Charaideo is actually a part of the historic “Dhodor Ali”, literally the “Road of the Slackers”. This is called so because the king got it built by forcing the less hardworking members of the society who were otherwise known to do no productive work. This made me wonder, what would have been the state of a travelling slacker in that kingdom? This was not a very pleasant realization for me. Nevertheless, I carried on. Chara...
Verizon and Yahoo agree to lower the acquisition deal by $350 million to $4.48 billion
Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo Inc’s core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350 million in the wake of two massive cyber attacks at the internet company. The closing of the deal, which was first announced in July, had been delayed as the companies assessed the fallout from two data breaches that Yahoo disclosed last year. The No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier had been trying to persuade Yahoo to amend the terms of the agreement following t...
Incumbent telecom operators cheer as Reliance Jio gets “paid” and announces tariffs
Cellular operators’ association COAI today expressed relief that newcomer Reliance Jio has announced “price points” for data services post April 1, which although “aggressive” will not bleed the industry. The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said the pricing along with customer experience determined by a telecom network’s ability to take data traffic load will differentiate the winners from losers going forward. “They have announced the pri...