Deepmind’s Alphafold, Deep Learning AI, is Poised to Solve One of Most Significant Challenges in Biology

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Thanks to AI, we now have stunningly powerful tools to decode the structures of life. Recently, both DeepMind and the University of Washington described deep learning-based methods to solve protein folding, the last step of compiling the programming in our DNA, as a “once in a generation advance.”

Rebel Cell: Book Review

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Geneticist and award-winning science writer Kat Arney takes the reader back to the dawn of life on planet Earth right up to the present day to get to the heart of what cancer really is and how by better understanding it we might one day overcome it. There is PTN's review of the book.

Musical applications in VR

Posted in Games, Reviews, Software on 12th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Beyond just enjoyment, VR tools offer a new way to create music in a fun, engaging and immersive way. Here we take a look at these applications.

Geography Education in VR

Posted in Reviews, Software on 25th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality (VR) is also ideal for teaching geography in a fun and interactive way, real world travel for students is often expensive, time consuming and impractical, and learning from videos and textbooks just isn’t as immersive as virtual reality.

How to speed up your PC for gaming, as cheaply as possible: A guide

Posted in Reviews on 26th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

This will mean taking some simple and free steps to speed up your current system.