It's been more than five years since Apple first introduced Siri and we started having conversations with our devices. Amazon's voice-based Alexa platform, Microsoft Cortana and Google Assistant have broadened the conversation in recent...Show More Summary
Da Vinci was definitely on to something when he observed birds and copied their forms to create his own wings for flight. Although biomimicry wasn't ultimately successful in helping Da Vinci achieve flight, it has a solid track record...Show More Summary
Reminder - there is no fasting on a Solemnity. So enjoy taking a break from your Lenten fast while celebrating the great good done for us when Mary said, "Yes" and Jesus became flesh in her womb. Leonardo da Vinci. The Annunciation.Detail. Show More Summary
March 24 (Gracenote) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday Taylor Townsend (U.S.) beat 25-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-3 6-2
King's fourth nomination served up a win that studies of a much younger Monet, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci did not The post Gilding the lilies: Ross King wins the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Nearly all participants in a recent experiment characterised her smile in the original Da Vinci as happy
Robotic surgical assistants, most famously the da Vinci surgical system, have become commonplace in many hospitals. Robotics has the potential to give surgeons the dexterity, patience, and sensitivity that humans can never achieve with their own hands. Show More Summary
The Da Vinci Surgical System is a set of four robotic arms that are controlled by a surgeon, mimicking and miniaturizing their hand gestures. It allows for more precision and dexterity, while reducing blood loss and tissue damage. Read more... More about Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, Robot Arm, and Robot
Subjects "always perceive" da Vinci's famously ambiguous portrait as "happy."
The buyers enjoyed his “over-the-top” renovations Developer Geoff Palmer, whose long list of residential projects in Los Angeles includes freeway-adjacent luxury apartments such as the Medici, Da Vinci, Orsini, and (soon) the Ferrante,...Show More Summary
Ninety-seven percent of the participants in a study by researchers at the University of Freiburg said that the sitter in Leonardo da Vinci's famous portrait looks happy. The post Science Confirms Mona Lisa Is Happy appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(University of Freiburg) Scientists at the Medical Center - University of Freiburg have found out that test subjects almost always perceive the facial expression on Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting as happy, thus calling into question a long-held assumption in art history.
March 13 (Gracenote) - Results from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday 10-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) beat 24-Daria Gavrilova (Australia) 6-2 6-1 8-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat 26-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-2Show More Summary
March 10 (Gracenote) - Results from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday 26-Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Madison Brengle (U.S.) 7-6(5) 6-4 24-Daria Gavrilova (Australia) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 6-2 7-6(5) 11-Johanna Konta (Britain) beat Heather Watson (Britain) 6-4 6-4
Some people at NASA think we’ll discover alien life by 2025. What will life on Earth be like then? 1. WE’LL FINALLY DISCOVER WHO THE MONA LISA WAS. The identity of Mona Lisa has long been a mystery. Some think Leonardo da Vinci modeled his masterpiece on his mother; others, on a secret male lover. Show More Summary
For most people the phrase “medical robot” probably brings to mind the ground-breaking da Vinci surgical system that has revolutionized minimally-invasive surgery. Either that or the 2-1B droid from Star Wars: the Empire Strikes Back if you’re a sci-fi nerd. But some of the most exciting progress in medical robotics is actually taking place at […]
Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything). He had no formal schooling, yet he didn’t let that get in his way. He was the world’s keenest observer— he would just look around himself, take notes, and followed his curiosity. Show More Summary
Plus, Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Adoration of the Magi' returned to Florence after a six-year restoration effort.
Starz has been creeping into the Original Programming territory for quite some time now. With such hits like Spartacus, Da Vinci’s Demons, Power, Black Sails, and Outlander, they have now caught up on the other pay channels in regards to providing quality Original Programming. When it was announced that they would be adapting Neil Gaiman’s celebrated […]
Krystyna Pliskova of Czech Republic mounted a comeback to upset 16th-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Sunday