Deep Learning AI Transforms 30FPS Footage Into High Quality Slow-Motion

Wow, this is really impressive! A deep learning AI from Nvidia that turns 30FPS footage into high quality 240FPS slow motion footage and 60FPS videos into 480FPS. Researchers from NVIDIA developed a deep learning-based system that can produce high-quality slow-motion videos from a 30-frame-per-second video, outperforming various state-of-the-art methods that aim to do the same. […]

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Uber App Could Detect Drunk Passengers

Uber has applied for a patent to spot would-be passengers who are drunk. Even if granted and used, the patent wouldn’t necessarily mean such passengers would be denied access to the service. The patent – filed in 2016 but only just made public – uses the euphemism “predicting user state” but the detail and context […]

Supercomputer Destroys Speed Record

A US supercomputer has become the first to pass the 100 petaflops barrier… and in fact doubled it. ‘Summit’, housed at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, isn’t yet ‘officially’ the world’s fastest computer, but will almost certainly take the crown in the next bi-annual list from the TOP500 project. The current […]

How Do Vending Machines Tell the Difference Between Fake Coins and Real Coins?

I have wondered for quite some time how vending machines tell the difference between actual coins or fake money and slugs. It’s actually pretty straight forward, but cool to see anyway. Definitely a cool insight into how these machines work (and also, for those wondering, the amazing Skittle vending machines you see in photo above […]

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Wow! $150 for a 256MB flash drive! What an unbelievable deal! Thanks Evan! [Via]

DEAL: Take Your Gadgets Apart With This Discounted 77-IN-1 Toolkit!

Looking to open some of your gadgets? Amazon currently has a great deal on this very complete (and well reviewed!) 77-IN-1 screwdriver set! Pay just $16.99 instead of $24.99 with promo code OHUHU32O! Standard screwdriver kits are a hassle- they’re clunky, take up a lot of space, and collect dust in your tool shed. It’s […]

We’re DOOMED: Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Can Now Run Outside and Jump Autonomously! [Video]

We’re doomed. DOOMED. Watch: Atlas is the latest in a line of advanced humanoid robots we are developing. Atlas’ control system coordinates motions of the arms, torso and legs to achieve whole-body mobile manipulation, greatly expanding its reach and workspace. Atlas’ ability to balance while performing tasks allows it to work in a large volume […]

Real Life Transformer Can Actually Transform from a Robot to a Functioning Car [Videos]

The J-deite RIDE is a 12-foot-tall real life Transformer that can actually transform from a robot to a functioning car. The robot is 12 foot tall and can hold 2 passengers. It was built by BRAVE ROBOTICS, Asratec Corp, and Sansei Technologies, who partnered up for the project. Check it out in action below! [BRAVE […]