Category Archive for: Artificial Intelligence

Stripe – Silicon Valley’s Most Precious Gem

Stripe just became Silicon Valley’s most precious gem and clearly, Patrick and John Collison have the luck of the Irish as their digital payments brainchild has reportedly raised $600m at a $95B valuation, making it the most valuable private company ever to come out of Silicon Valley. (apparently, they don’t even need the money) Here’s why:…

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Augmented Eternity meets Black Mirror

Feels like I keep writing about this topic and now there is a burgeoning industry developing around the “digital afterlife”. Great artcile to read and yes, they do mention the bizarre Black Mirror episode “Be Right Back,” in which a bereaved young widow interacts with a digital avatar of her late husband. Over the course…

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Microsoft Mesh

For years, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group co-founder Guy Laliberté received countless proposals for #virtualreality technologies, but they couldn’t match the magic of his intensely visual and mesmerizing live performances. Now, with a new platform provided by Microsoft, he’s rethinking that. On Tuesday, he appeared at Microsoft’s Ignite digital conference via #holoportation, which uses 3D capture technology to beam a lifelike…

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Sony Real-Time 3D

Wow – this video performance features a virtual avatar and was created using real-time 3D technology as part of Sony‘s Immersive Music Studios Division. Kinda raises the bar for all the virtual conferences we’re all attending! #wakeupimagine #virtualreality #technology #vr #innovation

Deep Nostalgia

MyHeritage uses #AI to turn old photos into moving videos with some amazing results. Try it on your own historical lineage photos. #wakeupimagine #artificialintelligence #deeplearning

Automated Efficiency

? Video – this is amazing – When you see this tomato sorting machine at “actual speed” and then in slow motion you realize how accurate it really is. What innovations in #intelligentautomation can you bring to your company? #wakeupimagine #innovation #designthinking

Apple x AR/VR Headset

A mixed-reality headset Apple is developing will be equipped with more than a dozen cameras for tracking hand movements and showing video of the real world to people wearing it, along with ultra-high-resolution 8K displays and advanced technology for eye tracking, according to a person with direct knowledge of the device, says The Information Those are among a…

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Deep Learning x $30 Trillion

That’s a HUGE number! – ARK Investment Management LLC believes #deeplearning will create $30T of value over the next 15-20 years. Ark Invest is one of the finance industry’s most interesting money managers. Led by Cathie Wood — who predicted that Tesla would be a trillion-dollar company when it was valued at only ~$40B (it’s worth ~$796B today) — the firm…

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Do You Love Me?

Ok … these robots continue to amaze me – Boston Dynamics gets their whole crew together for a little New Years’ dance that will quite frankly blow you away! #imagine #ai #robots

Apple x Tesla

Elon speaks out – Tesla, currently worth about $600 billion, could have been sold to Apple for the tame price of around $60 billion two or three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Why did Musk make the comment? Competition, of course. Apple has its own electric autonomous passenger vehicle development program, known as Titan,…

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