The metaverse won’t be the technology of tomorrow, predicts Apple CEO

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Tim Cook is unenthusiastic about the VR environment and says a different tech will define the future. Tim Cook has added his name to a growing list of tech leaders to express an expectation that the metaverse won’t be the trend that will define the future. The Apple CEO recently said that the virtual reality experience is poorly defined for the average person. “I always think it’s important that people understand what something is,” said Cook in a recent media interview. “And I’m really not sure the average person can…

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VRAI to use VR simulation training for the offshore wind sector

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The company is seeking to use virtual reality to help companies overcome the energy crisis. VR simulation experiences aren’t proving to be nearly as appealing to consumers and businesses as many large companies, such as Meta, had anticipated. Even gamers aren’t as enthusiastic about virtual reality as many tech giants had thought would be the case. Training and education appear to be an area where this technology remains highly promising. VRAI, a start-up from Ireland, is seeking to create a place of leadership for itself in VR simulation training. It…

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MIT AI image generator software creates pictures with improved understanding

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The models are comparable to the DALL-E 2 system but have been called more complex and creative. Researchers from MIT have developed a new way to use multiple models to create a more complex AI image with enhanced understanding. The internet has had a field day using the DALL-E artificial intelligence-based software to create pictures. DALL-E 2, with a name combination inspired by the adorable WALL-E robot and human artist Salvador Dali, has become an online sensation with its AI image creation capacity for using natural language to create a…

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Mobile payment app Paym shuts down in the United Kingdom

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The application was launched by 15 of the largest UK banks and building societies is packing it in. Mobile payment app Paym was created by fifteen of the largest banks and building societies in the United Kingdom, but after eight years of struggle to try to keep its head above water, it is giving up. The application has constantly fought to try to keep up with shifts in technology and consumer trends. The mobile payment app originally launched in April 2014. It made it possible for consumers to use their…

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Chipotle trials artificial intelligence solutions to streamline operations

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The fast-food chain has been aiming to improve employee efficiency through enhanced training. Eight Southern Californian Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants have started testing the PreciTaste artificial intelligence kitchen management system. The idea behind the system is “demand-based cooking and ingredient preparation forecasts.” The artificial intelligence system employs machine learning to monitor real-time ingredient levels. It alerts employees with respect to the amount of preparation and cooking that are required and notifies them regarding when they should begin cooking. In this way, the system is intended to not only optimize throughput…

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