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TensorFlow: Google’s Machine Learning System has Gone Open Source

Google’s artificial intelligence engine is now open source. Known as TensorFlow, the system has been made freely available to “accelerate” developments in the field of machine learning. Machine learning has been used by Google to help develop the Google Photos app, which can automatically detect people and places, and Google Translate. Most recently the company […]
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YouTube now lets you watch any video with a VR headset

It’s not just the New York Times getting ready to present virtual reality videos on Google Cardboard; YouTube is today announcing support for 3D VR videos. Source: YouTube now lets you watch any video with a VR headset
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Using Face Detection to Spot Faces in Clouds

As humans, it’s only natural to take a look at the sky and perceive to see an object, a face, an animal. Computers, too, are capable of this perception. However, they may be capable of finding things that the human eye can’t, or just might not notice. In a project called “Cloud Face“, Seoul, South […]
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Alan Moore talks to John Higgs about the 20th Century

John Higgs…talks to Alan Moore about how the 20th Century has been portrayed in his work – in particular From Hell, Providence and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century.
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“Memetic Wordplay as Social Media Practice”

There are often multiple forms of memetic and irreverent responses to breaking news and unfolding events that collectively provide different layers of topical humour and social media content, creating new forms, co-opting other media, and appropriating old templates. These evolve in response to what platforms do and do not allow—what if Twitter did not have […]