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Oliver Stone’s Snowden, is a part-fictionalized biographical political thriller, which tells the true story of a NSA contractor who spilled details of classified surveillance programs. Edward Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, doesn’t look like the NSA contractor and certainly doesn’t sound like him. Also appearing in the start-studded movie: Shailene Woodley as Snowden’s girlfriend Lindsay Mills, Zachary Quinto as crusader/journo, Melissa Leo as Laura Poitras, his Pulitzer-winning colleague, and Nicholas Cage as Snowden’s NSA ...
Pixar movies are loved by not only kids but also by adults. Starting from the Luxo Jr. to Finding Nemo and Brave, every movie truly makes the animated world as good as real, or even sometimes better than that. What is the magical element that brings those Pixar movies to life? Is it the technology used? Or is it the artistic sensibility? Well, it’s a combination of both. The purpose is to create a world that is believable and looks more like the real world with the help of animation technology. Combining all those points to create...
Our emotions play a major role in our lives; it impacts our behavior and our decisions in a tremendous manner. Humans were evolved to stay with other humans, interacting with them emotionally. But as the technology has advanced, we have moved on from face-to-face interactions to pinging and chatting. Sure, we can express our emotions through those so-called emojis, but can they equate expressions of a human face? Is there a way to change this and add emotions to the technology? Maybe the app with EQ that Rana talks about in this vid...
Today, we spend a huge amount of time, interacting with screens. Somehow, screens have replaced people and human-to-human interaction has elapsed. How about making some technology that makes people the centre of everything? Microsoft HoloLens can do that by not limiting our interactions to screens and through connecting us to other humans, bringing us infinitely closer to each other. With Microsoft HoloLens, the technology can not only see what we see but also experience what we touch and feel. It makes 3D holograms a part of our r...
Nowadays computers are so miraculous, that we fail to notice how dreadful they are. Everyone is so obsessed with their smartphones and laptops that they hardly realize that these technologies are becoming the barriers in their social life in some or the other way. But wait, there are also cases when the very same technology helps you to socialize even more and develop relationships. So who is to blame in such scenario? Is technology the bad guy who creates a barrier between human interactions or it's us? Well, we can address this pr...
Crowned as the world’s best professional Go player, Lee Sedol is playing his third match against AlphaGo that is powered by Google DeepMind Artificial Intelligence. So far, Lee Sedol has lost two out of five matches already, and while you’re reading this, the third match is underway in Seoul at the Four Seasons hotel. Today's match will be the icebreaker. Lee Sedol needs to come up with some serious strategies to defeat AlphaGo if he needs to keep his crown intact as the best player of the most complex Chinese board game, Go. His vict...
Remember the Luxo Jr. from the Pixar? The way they link emotions to a desk lamp is amazing. You so want to own a robotic sidekick who can understand you, don’t you? The robots with soul, as the speaker, Guy Hoffman refers ‘em, are more of a friend than some “ROBOTIC” robots. And as you can see, the Luxo Jr. now officially exists in real life! Helping you find your stuff eh? The lamp here shows care and grace just through motion, which quite displays emotion. It is really astounding how the same mechanical structure can seem caring an...
This is a Pleurobot, the salamander robot, which can have a proud place in the gigantic squad of childish, sexist, and tyrannical General Haffaz Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the movie “THE DICTATOR”. Why on earth will he need this? Quite frankly, no idea! Maybe because he is an idiot and he might love to gang up such creatures in his army to attack Israel. Whoa! Such big plans huh? Maybe Tom Cruise could use this salamander robot in his next Mission Impossible franchise. Why? Don’t know. But, Leonardo DiCaprio must own one! Why?...
This video demonstrates the creation of cinematic visual effects and engaging motion graphics element by the help of artificial intelligence using After Effects. This is an application, which can be used by graphics designers or video professionals. After Effects is majorly used for designing animation in 2D and 3D view. The dynamic text animation has been created by using powerful typography tools, and the effects have been applied by using different adjustment and tinting methods. The effect of separating objects from their nati...
Also known as electronic locks, Smart lock systems, are the latest innovation doing rounds in the world of technology since last few years. A smart lock is a better technique to spare an individual the unnecessary hassle of looking around for keys in pocket or bag. The advanced lock system has made it easy to synchronize a smart lock and smartphone by adding security and convenience. This Instructable is for Access Control System based on Raspberry Pi that uses an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) tag reader system for all...