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Seeing AI. Photo by MicrosoftMicrosoft has expanded its existing efforts to improve life for the visually impaired by developing an AI system capable of automatically generating high-quality image captions -- and, in 'many cases,' the company says its AI outperforms humans. This type of technology may one day be used to, among other things, automatically caption images shared online to aid those
Photographer and “mad scientist” Don Komarechka is back for a DPReview TV episode on ultraviolet light. Specifically, he explains how a modified camera-and-filter combination can reveal hidden ultraviolet patterns that are invisible to the human eye, but crucial for pollinators like bees.Human trichromatic vision is limited to the so-called “visible” portion of the electro
the final result is a ceramic object that serves as a point of social gathering within the home. The post controlled burn by shira horenstien explores the relationship between humans and fire appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Vegan designer Erez Nevi Pana uses home-grown materials to create cocoon-like shelters for people living in an imaginary tropical version of Milan, which has an unfamiliar climate due to global warming. Read more
the site seeks to provide a source of income for the kui people, an ethnic group in surin, thailand, and their elephants. The post bangkok project studio creates ‘cultural courtyard’ for elephants + humans in thailand appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Archeologists have discovered fossilized human footprints in Saudi Arabia that help fill in the story of the early migration of our species. Dating back 120,000 years, the tracks are the oldest evidence of the presence of modern humans on the Arabian Peninsula.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Human, History, Fossils, Griffith University, Saudi Arabia
COBE was created based on a pre-existing robotic arm, completely redesigned in order to communicate efficiently through lights and movements. The post COBE industrial collaborative being might better the relationship between humans & robots appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Scientists have previously shown how to activate energy-burning brown fat in mice, which helps shed weight and improves health. Results have been hard to replicate in humans, but a new study has found that we might be targeting the wrong receptor in our bodies.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Brown fat, Fat cells, University of Copenhagen, Sherbrooke University, Diabetes, Obesity,
It’s generally believed that the Clovis people were the first humans to inhabit the Americas, as long as 15,000 years ago. But now archaeologists have found evidence in a cave in Mexico that suggests humans visited as early as 30,000 years ago – although who they were and where they came from remains a mystery.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Archeology, Mexico, Cave, Human, DNA
created by matthew bird, the new moving-image work was launched at the adelaide international festival in early 2020. The post the ‘parallaxis’ short film follows two augmented humans as they survey earth’s terrain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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