Your Virtual Reality

You are not going to like this, but the odds are uncomfortable high that your physical reality is not physical at all, but virtual. In other words, you do not exist with the substance and structure you think you exhibit. Even though you may play various simulation or video games, you in turn are being played, or at least programmed, by persons or things unknown. … Continue reading Your Virtual Reality

How a Google employee sold an iMac on Craigslist, but unknowingly had access to its location for 3 years

A Google employee has taken to Medium today to describe how he sold an iMac on Craigslist, but has had access to its location for the last 3 years. In the post, Brenden Mulligan explains that he erased the computer and did a clean install of macOS before selling it, but that it has remained on his Find My iPhone account since he sold it… … Continue reading How a Google employee sold an iMac on Craigslist, but unknowingly had access to its location for 3 years

AI trained to spot heart disease risks using retina scan

The yellow spots in this image are sites of retinal degeneration. The idea behind using a neural network for image recognition is that you don’t have to tell it what to look for in an image. You don’t even need to care about what it looks for. With enough training, the neural network should be able to pick out details that allow it to make … Continue reading AI trained to spot heart disease risks using retina scan

Ghostbusters looking to take on Pokémon GO w/ new AR title for iOS/Android

From 9to5Toys: Suit up and get the proton packs out, the Ghostbusters franchise is looking to tap into the mobile augmented reality success of Pokémon GO. As part of Google’s ARCore announcement alongside the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Sony Pictures and Ghost Corps have now announced a new AR Ghostbusters title in development for iOS and Android devices. We have some early details on … Continue reading Ghostbusters looking to take on Pokémon GO w/ new AR title for iOS/Android

The Google Assistant is going global

Over the past year and a half, the Google Assistant has grown from being available on just one device in one language to across many types of devices, including speakers, phones, Android Auto and TVs, in many languages all around the world. We’ve been focused on making the Assistant useful throughout all parts of your day, and earlier this year we showed the latest features … Continue reading The Google Assistant is going global