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Russian startup wins US face recognition competition 

A Russian startup, N-Tech.Lab, just won a face recognition competition hosted by the Unversity of Washington. “Their algorithm, which is based on a neural network, achieved a 73.3% rate of accuracy compared to 70.496% for Google’s FaceNet v8. Read more … Continue reading

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There’s an Oculus Rift Room in the works

Reminds me of the short science fiction story where the children let the virtual reality room lion eat their parents when they try to take them out of the VR room  (The Veldt by Ray Bradbury) …. from Upload VR: … Continue reading

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The next iteration of Photoshop – you’ll never be able to believe a video again!

This video shows the freaky results of research underway at the University of Washington: how easy it is to make it look like people said something they never did at all. www.slate.com/articles/video/video/2015/12/software_generates_controllable_models_of_famous_people_s_faces_video.html Automated post from Decahedralist Inc. – http://ift.tt/1N2nmAg December … Continue reading

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Fossil Group acquires fitness wearables maker Misfit for $260M

Good for them – great little product, and Fossil makes sense from a brand perspective. More info @ http://venturebeat.com/2015/11/12/fossil-group-acquires-the-fitness-wearables-maker-misfit-for-260m Automated post from Decahedralist Inc. – http://ift.tt/1N2nmAg November 13, 2015 at 03:59PM

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