Sunday, October 22, 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.

The development of the internet has completely transformed the way we do business; and the “oldest profession” is no exception. In a world of online chatrooms, webcam performers can market anything from conversation to...

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have made the world’s smallest radio receiver, built out of an assembly of atomic-scale defects in pink diamonds. This tiny radio,...

By ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES Cincinnati, OH, December 14, 2016 -- Research has shown that when children watch too much television, their risk of obesity increases. However, more and more screen time is coming from other...
speed of light

For the past four decades, the electronics industry has been driven by what is called “Moore’s Law,” which is not a law but more an axiom or observation. Effectively, it suggests that the electronic...
moble awareness

The Issue: Need directions? Or a restaurant recommendation? These days, you’d probably seek help on your smartphone — a handy know-it-all device that can spit out answers to almost anything anywhere at any time....

A central theme of HBO’s new sci-fi series “Westworld” is the question of what it means to be human. The setting is an immersive adult theme park that’s been fashioned after the American Old West...

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...
virtual reality

Virtual Reality. Although the term “virtual reality” wasn’t really used until the late 1980’s, the concept has been around since as early as the 1800’s. From Stereoscopic photos and viewers (think ViewMaster) to flight...

Do you play video games? You are not flying solo. In the US, over 155 million people regularly play games with industry revenues north of $1 billion in the United States. According to statista.com "the...

Your smartphone has a cracked screen, or it took a short swim in the bathtub. Should you call your warranty company, reach out to your insurance company and pony up the cash for a...

Waterlogged? The internet is full of advice about do-it-yourself methods for drying out and repairing a smartphone or cell phone that has taken an unfortunate dive into a body of water, whether the toilet or...
Samsung

On Oct. 7, Samsung found itself facing an unpleasant result in one of the many patent lawsuits it’s a part of: A federal appellate court reinstated a jury verdict of US$119 million against Samsung...