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How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to advancements in computer vision. By definition, computer vision is a field that includes methods for acquiring, processing, analyzing, and understanding images and, in general, high-dimensional data from the real world in order to produce numerical or symbolic information, e.g., in the forms of decisions. In layman’s terms, computer visions… …read more

How prototypes can help sell your bold and creative ideas

Every person privileged enough to make a living through their creativity understands a professional creative life depends upon reconciling two seemingly incompatible activities: making and selling. Making — the soul-filling part of a creative practice — is best done without too much concern in the moment for how your ideas are going to be sold; good work usually only results when unencumbered by the soul-sucking hindrance of second guessing what other people are going to think of your ideas. While most creative professionals don’t like to focus on the selling part of their work, it’s naive to engage in a… …read more

10 tech innovations that will revolutionize the digital world

Technology has been shaping the way we work and live for decades. As everything in our world is becoming increasingly digital, new software and applications continue to emerge and arguably make our lives easier. Whether it’s artificial intelligence, a new web coding format or wearables, unique technology has the power to change the world. To find out what the next big technical innovation is and how it can make an impact, I asked 10 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council: What will revolutionize the web in the next five years beyond Facebook and Google, and what effect will this have… …read more

3 Innovations In The Safety Industry Happening Right Now

When we talk about innovation, the safety industry isn’t always the first that comes to mind. However, with the amount of technological progress taking shape on a daily basis, this is actually one of the fastest moving fields out. Yes, the safety industry is about to get a major facelift with innovative technologies at the forefront. If you’ve been keeping up with any of the major technological changes in the past couple years, many of these applications are directly applied to the safety industry. Sectors like AI, Machine Learning, E-Learning, and Wearable Tech are quickly adapting to the shifting field,… …read more

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game launches public beta

Gwent, a standalone card game from the Witcher series, today opened its public beta. Gwent is a turn-based game with collectible cards. Players can summon warriors to try and top their opponent’s strength score. If you’ve ever played Hearthstone, you’ll see similarities between the two games. Gwent began life as a mini-game in The Witcher 3, before the standalone game was announced at last year’s E3. The game is free-to-play, though there are in-game purchases (presumably more cards). Gwent‘s open beta is available for PC, PS4, and XBox One. There’s no word on an official release date, but hopefully this …read more