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China is building a $2 billion office park in Beijing just for AI — Quartz

January 5, 2018


Last year, China said it plans to be a world leader in AI by 2030. Now its capital is building a massive campus to house the AI firms that will power that rise

DeepHand Tool for Virtual and Augmented Reality Uses ‘Deep Learning’ to Model Our Hand’s Endless Variety

October 16, 2016


Computer and VR Researchers at Purdue University have gone deep into the hand’s near endless complexity to bring us DeepHand, the next generation of virtual manual systems. In the near future we will manipulate virtual objects as second nature. Our children won’t differentiate between virtual and real word actions because the interface between the two […]

A decentralized web would give power back to the people online — TechCrunch

October 9, 2016


Timely update on how a decentralised web works for more people than a Facebook-atised walled garden model. Open lines of communication and collaboration are the way forward. Lets build it.

VRTGO Virtual Reality Developer Day Offers Masterclass on Design and Coding

February 22, 2016


Coders need only apply but students and programmers are in luck – VRTGO Labs is holding a developer day on 3 March to help VR beginners and those looking to keep up to date with the latest developments. Savvy students and coders with a curiosity for virtual reality can get on the inside track to […]

Make Hack Three: 3D Printing an Elephant, Super Slo-Mo Cats and Computer History

February 7, 2016


This week we trawl the net for interesting digital bits and find ourselves in animal territory with a full scale 3D printed elephant and some shaky cats in super Slo-Mo. In 2014 World Animal Protection’s Dutch team undertook a project asking people to sign an online pledge never to ride an elephant. Tourist shows and […]

Northern Arts: Opening Up the Ouseburn 02

January 17, 2016


Welcome to the second of two posts about the Ouseburn Valley arts scene. Open Ouseburn is a two day festival that allows the public to enter the artists’ studios and see what is happening in Newcastle’s art spaces. Once a thriving industrial pocket on one of the world’s great industrial rivers, the Ouseburn Valley has […]

How Shape and Colour Changing Materials Will Transform Our World: Life In 4D

October 2, 2015


Programmable materials are a clever matter. Any material that can change state, shape or optical properties also has the power to change the world around it. In 2013 the programmable materials pioneer Skylar Tibbits presented a TED talk on the birth of 4D printing. While 3D printing may be making waves in industries from house […]

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