Could Tesla become an artificial intelligence robotics company?

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CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the company is reaching far beyond electric cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently pointed out that the company had been dabbling in artificial intelligence as its AI teams develop powerful software and hardware for self-driving vehicles. As a result, the company is taking directions well beyond electric cars and could steer itself toward AI robotics as well. Since Musk spoke to analysts at the Tesla financial status call for Q1 2021, speculations have abounded. “We appear to be able to do things with self-driving…

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Virtual reality technology messes with your perception of time

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New research shows that a VR user’s sense of time is affected while playing games in this format. Research conducted by UC Santa Cruz researchers has determined that virtual reality technology users suffer a notably larger distortion to their perception of time than users of traditional screens. The concept behind the study was raised by then cognitive science undergraduate Grayson Mullen. Mullen experienced the distortion himself while using virtual reality technology and it caught his interest. Though he already knew that existing research showed that video games can cause players…

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Google Search About this Result feature to help weed out fake news

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The Google I/O revealed the new feature to help searchers to evaluate the sources in search results. Earlier this week at the Google I/O developer’s conference a new Google Search feature called About this Result was unveiled. The purpose of the feature is to help individuals conducting searches to be able to more accurately evaluate the sources that appear in their query results. In this way, searchers will have more information available to them to evaluate those sources. Google is hoping that users of its massively popular search engine will…

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MIT generates real-time 3D holograms using artificial intelligence

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This new AI based method could be used for virtual reality, 3D printing and other applications. A new method using artificial intelligence has allowed researchers at M.I.T. to be able to generate 3D holograms in real time. When used for virtual reality, this method may help to reduce the sense of nausea among users. Among the reasons that virtual reality has yet to become mainstream is that users often feel sick from the current experience. Despite the hype around VR technology, TV screens, computer monitors, and even smaller screens such…

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Most device users don’t use the auto-rotate function

Auto-rotate function - person using Android Phone

A recent survey by Android Authority found that the option is slipping from use. Auto-rotate was once one of the most commonly used and appreciated features that came with Android-based smartphones. That said, this feature appears to have dropped in popularity as device users now report that they typically shut the feature off. Some smartphone users reported turning it off from the moment they set up their new devices. Android phones now have a other intuitive options that make it easier for users to choose when they would like to…

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