Tuesday, May 30, 2017

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood, behind the scenes of "Pretend and Make-Believe". Technology's role in Hollywood was apparent at the dawn of silent pictures, Disney, and today's visual effects.

While playing video games can improve mood, violent games may increase aggressive outcomes. The study, authored by James Alex Bonus and Alanna Peebles, graduate students in Communication Arts, and Karyn Riddle, assistant professor in the...

by Alexa Girkout The 18th annual ceremony will include "House of Cards" actor Kevin Spacey and producer Dana Brunetti as part of the judging panel.  - The Webby Awards has officially announced its call for entries,...

John Koetsier Upload your script, choose some backgrounds, and magically created a  professional-looking storyboard of your movie. Or the graphic novel version of  your text-based anything. Amazon...

Public debate on the effects of violent video games can become especially contentious in the wake of a rampage shooting, such as the recent killing of nine people in Munich. If it is later discovered...

by Rachel Edidin (courtesy Legend has it that in the 1950s, DC Comics concluded that the ticket to sure sales lay not with super-powered hijinks, but with gorillas: any comic with an ape on...

The multitalented musician Prince’s painful past as a child of divorce is the key to understanding what makes him tick — and what makes him an icon to Generation X, according to Touré, the...
Amazon

The unusual look of Amazon’s delivery drone combines elements of both fixed-wing aircraft, such as traditional passenger aeroplanes, and rotocraft such as helicopters, in a design that looks like neither. But despite its unusual...

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh have devised a motion tracking technology that could eliminate much of the annoying lag that occurs in existing video game systems that use motion tracking,...

Rodrigo Fonseca, Darcy Ribeiro School of Cinema With more than 338,000 tickets sold, more than $1 million in box office, and two months of sold-out screenings, the Brazilian film Aquarius is a megahit by Latin...

by Carmine Gallo, courtesy FORBES - The script for Jobs, the new movie starring Ashton Kutcher as the visionary Apple co-founder, is heavy with quotes that reflect Jobs’ business philosophy and approach to life. I’ve...

DOWNLOAD NOW Construction Virtual 2014 City! Imagine yourself going through all the construction puzzles that can have you build a virtual city in your mind. Get your skills ready to maneuver these tractor, forklift,...

by David Taintor, courtesy AdWeek When Polygon—Vox Media's video game-focused property—was being conceived, its founders wanted the site to be more than just a destination for the latest surface-level gaming news. One gap Polygon wanted to...