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Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms // Current

Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms // Current
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Predator takes visual object tracking to new heights – Computer Chips & Hardware Technology Cameras have slowly made their way into the portable gadgets we all carry around with us and not having a camera in a new device is viewed as a missing feature. It’s got to the point now where the latest smartphones even have two cameras so as to make for better video chat. But while the prevalence and quality of the cameras has gone up, the software still lags behind in terms of being able to identify and track objects in any real-time or captured footage. That is about to change due to the work of Czech student Zdeneki Kalai. Working on his Ph.D at the University of Surrey he has created a new visual object tracking algorithm called Predator that blows away everything that has come before it in the consumer-space at least. This algorithm not only tracks, it learns the more it gets used.

Chomsky Has Some Advice for the Occupiers Chomsky Has Some Advice for the Occupiers Posted on Nov 5, 2011 Noam Chomsky had a simple message for protesters at Occupy Boston last month: To change their country, they must first get the public on their side. Then they can make big demands. The numerous bonds and associations forged within the nationwide Occupy movement over the past weeks mark a significant development in American social history, he said, and efforts should be made to extend such relationships into the rest of the country. 'Luka Magnotta : FBI Criminal Profiling Info', luka_magnotta Thursday, 14 August 2008 at 14:05 This is very interesting, thought Id share it with you all. The FBI method of profiling is a system created by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is used to detect and classify the major personality and behavioural characteristics of an individual based upon analysis of the crime or crimes the person committed. The FBI method of profiling is the approach most commonly used by profilers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and other European countries.

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With mobile tech, mapping a city’s emotions, memories PHILADELPHIA -- What can technologies do for us to help us understand what's going on in the city? University of Pennsylvania urban planning professor Amy Hillier took to the stage here at the second annual TEDxPhilly conference on Tuesday to demonstrate how technology could one day help us look beyond statistics to visualize the very experience of a city. "Could we map emotion? Memory?

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This interactive map of the Gulf Stream allows you to see how this current provides heat for Northern Europe. Click on the Next button on the bottom left of the map to start the explanation. by cgreynolds Apr 14

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