Siren is a digital personality created using real-time motion capture. Created by prominent firms in the gaming industry: Vicon, Cubic Motion, 3Lateral & Tencent (a major investor in Ubisoft). She comes to life using live mocap tech that can make her body and finger movements be captured & live-streamed.
What Cambridge Analytica did with Facebook data wasn’t a “breach,” it was a consequence of privacy policies that are as obscure as they are lax. Cambridge Analytica, a firm that boasted of being able to parse and influence the electorate through psychographic algorithms derived from that data.
A global exploration of the past, present and future of technology and science as applied to Olympic sports and athletes. These running prosthetics are capable of recreating the movements of a Paralympian's joints to perfection.
David Thouless, Duncan Haldane, and Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2016 for discovering that even microscopic matter at the smallest scale can exhibit macroscopic properties and phases that are topological. Watch this video to decode some seriously tricky science.
Learn the basics of Python from CS50. Python is a general-purpose interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, and high-level programming language. Harvard University's introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. CS50 is the quintessential Harvard (and Yale!) course.
The world’s biggest smartphone show just ended. Here’s what you need to know. One of the best things about coming to Mobile World Congress is getting away from the cold, dreary weather in London and much of the US to spend a few days on the sunny and pleasant Mediterranean coast of Spain.