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[NyTimes] : "Moviegoers and electronic game players have grown accustomed to digital manipulation of all sorts of still and moving images.
But even the most jaded among them might be surprised by a process that computer scientists in California and Germany have developed to instantaneously transfer facial …"
[NyTimes] : "MUMBAI, India — If Mark Zuckerberg hopes to deliver on his vision of bringing the Internet to the four billion people who lack it, the Facebook chief will first need to make his plan more appealing to salesmen like Shoaib Khan.
Mr. Khan's perfume and cellphone shop in one of this city's many slums …"
[NyTimes] : "Earlier this week I watched some young musicians perform Lady Gaga songs in front of Lady Gaga. As India Carney's voice rose and swooped during the incredible anthemic versions of her dance hits, Gaga sat enraptured. Her eyes moistened. Occasionally her arms would fling up in amazement. Finally, …"
He shared that the average American spends more time on tech and media then sleeping, and predicts that messaging will blow past social …
[NyTimes] : "In a landmark study, scientists at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands reported they have conducted an experiment they say proves one of the most fundamental claims of quantum theory — that objects separated by great distance can instantaneously affect each other's behavior.
[NyTimes] : "On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at 4:29 p.m., our today will finally catch up to the tomorrow depicted in “Back to the Future, Part II.” In that 1989 film, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd) appear with a flash in their DeLorean time machine from 30 years in the …"
[NyTimes] : "Close your eyes and imagine it's five years from now. Now, check your pockets and your desk. Which devices are you using?
It's very likely you have a smartphone. But is your second device an iPad-like tablet or a more traditional PC? Or perhaps you have a laptop-tablet hybrid, like Microsoft's …"
It's like Christmas coming early for the creative-coding community: the latest update to Processing, perhaps the most artist-friendly programming language and IDE, is out, bringing Casey Reas, Ben Fry, and Dan Shiffman’s initiative to the …
[NyTimes] : "It was 20 years ago that Art McDonald and I stopped at a Tim Hortons near Sudbury, Ontario, for coffee and doughnuts on our way to his job at the neutrino mine. Donning hard hats, we crowded into a rattling elevator cage and descended 6,800 feet to an underground laboratory that reminded me of the …"
[NyTimes] : "An obscure organization that standardizes the way punctuation marks and other text are represented by computer systems has in recent years found itself at the forefront of mobile pop culture, with its power to create new emojis.
A new batch is under review, a process that takes months. But don't …"
[NyTimes] : "Among the myriad complaints about the second season of HBO's “True Detective,” perhaps the most common — and surely the most vehemently expressed on social media — was that the plot was impossible to follow. Considering the genre, this objection seems a little beside the point: What passes for plot …"
While an explanatory conference call on Wednesday afternoon lasted less than an hour, Tesla CEO Elon …
[NyTimes] : "YEARS ago, I remember a friend glumly confiding that her then 10-year-old son had gotten completely freaked out. What happened? He'd been at a friend's house. The boys were around an unsupervised computer, and one of them typed the word “sex” into Google.
“I can't get him to tell me what he saw,” my …"