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Using AI to add depth to your photos

LucidPix has announced the testing of their new App based on artificial intelligence that will allow the creation of a 3D image (or better, the perception of a 3D image) starting from a plain vanilla photo you have taken with your smartphone. The app is not available yet, it should …

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Drones took to the skys. Where are they going? – VI

We have already had 5 drone generations (not considering military drones) with the 6th in the deployment and the 7th in the making: Basic Remote Control Fixed camera, low res video recording and digital images, manual control Assisted piloting (obstacle avoidance), 2 axes gimbal camera mounting, HD recording Autopilot mode, …

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Humans have bias, machines too

As 2019 wraps up I took a look at what went wrong with technologies this year. Unfortunately there is plenty, and you can Google for tech failures 2019 and spend some time browsing several of them. I am not surprised at all. We have had, in 2019 as in the …

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Remote design, local fabrication

Yesterday, December 21st, 2019, opened the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. It will remain open till March 2020. An area of the expo is Eyes of the City, curated by Carlo Ratti. It showcases a variety of technology applications to highlight the growing impact of Artificial …

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From HMI too HITL

We have been using tools for as long as we defined ourselves “human”, actually the use of tools pre-dates home sapiens, going back 2.3 million years ago at the time of homo habilis (we, sapiens, started to walk the world some 500,000 years ago). The Human-Tool interface was straightforward you …

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Can a single cell be … smart?

We have known for as long as we spotted unicellular organisms that they can react to their ambient, getting closer to palatable food and moving away from unfavourable encounter. However, so far scientists believed that the reaction of these little critters was cabled: you prompt them with the same stimulus …

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