software

Facebook’s DeepFovea AI promises power-efficient VR foveated rendering

Posted in Software on 19th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

DeepFovea samples only 10% of the pixels in each video frame, focusing largely but not exclusively on the area where the user’s eye is focused.

AI startups on pace to break funding records in 2019

Posted in Business, Software on 11th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Artificial intelligence’s potential to transform a growing range of industries has venture capitalists writing checks to promising startups at a rate that will likely set a new record in 2019 for the industry.

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time

Posted in Business, Software on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This would take a while to translate into huge results for such applications as self-driving cars, an area that is riding the final, long-term wave of AI growth.

Microsoft pumps $1 billion into generalized artificial intelligence

Posted in Business, Software on 23rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Could these artificial smarts become generalized enough to outperform humans at all kinds of tasks, rather than very specific and pre-defined ones?

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 20th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The concept was simple: slight, medium, and heavy pressure on an iPhone’s screen could be recognized differently, such that a light press would open an app while a firm press in the same spot would instead conjure up a contextual menu.