Whenever Coach J.J. Prince of Calabasas Viewpoint needs to give out a special assignment, 5-foot-10 Sayo Denloye is the usual candidate. There's probably nothing Denloye can't do if asked. "We nicknamed him 'The Machine' because he's so versatile," Prince said. "He does so much on the basketball...
From Siri to Cortana, digital personal assistants have to walk a fine line between cool and creepy. ||| San Francisco - When users ask Siri, Apple's digital assistant, what she likes to drink, she is quick with an answer. “I have a thirst for knowledge,” she responds. Show More Summary
Rise of the machine's HR department
One of the tracks Daniel Pemberton composed for awards contender Steve Jobs is ‘Circus of Machines’. The operatic piece that was performed last month at the World Sound Track Awards at the 42nd Ghent Film Festival in Belgium, where Pemberton had won the World Soundtrack Discovery of the Year in 2014. Show More Summary
In the LA Times today Joseph Tanfani and Maloy Moore have a great piece about the American Legacy PAC and its 2014 Save Our Healthcare campaign. It was fronted by Ben Carson, who starred in a video denouncing Obamacare and telling viewers,...Show More Summary
Pretty Hate Machine, Downward Spiral, and Fragile-era t-shirts, hoodies, and more.
This video is captioned in the upper left completely by machine. It was generated in real time by a neural network programmed to describe images. Stanford Ph.D. student Andrej Karpathy developed the NeuralTalk system and Kyle McDonald adapted it to describe this laptop of Amsterdam on a laptop. Show More Summary
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Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion Science INDIA “After an Indian temple chief recently said he would allow women to enter the shrine only after a machine was invented to detect if they were “pure” – meaning... (Read more...)
After a five-day lockdown prompted by the maximum security alert, Brussels officials are attempting to entice back tourists who may have been scared away by images of soldiers armed with machine guns in the capital's deserted streets. Their secret weapon? Cats. They became an unofficial mascot of the Brussels lockdown...
The ASUS Chromebit is a full-fledged Chrome OS machine that fits in your pocket and only costs $84.99. It's certainly not for everyone, but it could change your life if it fulfills your needs.
(Photo: Kelli Anderson) Kelli Anderson is highly skilled at making functional machines from paper. In the past, we've seen her paper record player. Her latest project is called This Book Is a Camera. That's because it is. The camera takes the form of a pop-up book. Show More Summary
If you’re keen to purchase some new gaming hardware for Christmas — be it for yourself or someone else — it might not be obvious what piece of tech to get. If your (or the giftee’s) machine isn’t playing the latest and greatest games at the best of frame rates, there are some rules of thumb that can help make the determination. More »
If you've watched TV, especially a network like ESPN recently, you've probably seen ads for a game called Mobile Strike [Free] featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Expect to see lots of these, because this is the new game from Machine Zone, aka the developers of Game of War https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/game-of-war-fire-age/id667728512?mt=8. Show More Summary
Shoppers waiting in line at a local Best Buy received a shock when a man from the future appeared in an explosion of light and proceeded to brag about the new time machine he'd just purchased during the Black Friday sales in his own time, the year 2278. Show More Summary
Shoppers waiting in line at a local Best Buy received a shock when a man from the future appeared in an explosion of light and proceeded to brag about the new time machine he'd just purchased during the Black Friday sales in his ownShow More Summary
Ever wanted a wicked fast Windows laptop, one so fast that you needed to have special cooling systems included so it didn’t burst into flame? Okay, maybe the Xotic PC GE62 Apach Pro-004 gamer laptop isn’t quite that machine, but with...Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered if you could brine your turkey in a washing machine? No? Well, believe it or not, there are some that do. Just ask the good folks operating the Butterball ‘turkey emergency’ hotline—and yes, it is a real hotline that accepts calls 24/7. The number, predictably, is 1-800-BUTTERBALL. Poultry experts stand by to […]
Lawyers for former MMA fighter War Machine are trying to claim that his ex's work in adult films implied consent for the brutal beating he allegedly gave her last August. [ more › ]
How often do you pass a vending machine? Well, Grenoble, France has added a new kind of vending machine to their streets—one that prints short stories. The future of the short story is doing alright, it seems.