Monthly Archives: March 2017

Pikazo Uses Artificial Intelligence to Turn Pics into Masterpieces

The Pikazo app uses a special neural algorithm to transform snapshots into works of art. Many children are natural-born artists, creating crayon masterpieces that their parents hang on their refrigerators. As they become adults they often lose the freedom to express themselves in art. When a coworker says she’s spending the weekend painting, most people … Continued

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The Future of Music is VR and Spatial Audio

At SXSW, industry insiders discuss how virtual reality (VR) is inspiring artists and musicians to explore new ways to transform music into a three-dimensional experience. From Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to Frank Ocean’s “Endless,” visual albums are becoming a fixture of the music industry. With the high-quality video footage receiving as much attention as the audio, these … Continued

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Fistful of Stars Uses VR to Demystify Science and Space

From an inside look at honeybees suffering from colony collapse disorder to a trip around the star-studded Orion Nebula, one woman uses virtual reality (VR) to transform scientific concepts into immersive experiences. At the Fistful of Stars premiere during the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, 6,000 people gathered in Brooklyn, NY’s Prospect Park Bandshell for what … Continued

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AI Joins the Search for Missing Kids

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) looks to new artificial intelligence (AI) tech to solve and deter the horrors of human trafficking and child abduction. From gathering leads that can help law enforcement find kids at risk to catching the criminals who exploit them, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children … Continued

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How Margaret Hamilton Programmed the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

One of the founding “fathers” of the software industry was in fact a mother. She coined the term “software engineering” and wrote the code that took mankind to the moon. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were just three minutes away from touching down on the moon when an alarm sounded and … Continued

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Are Religious Pilgrimages in India Ready for a VR Upgrade?

Virtual reality (VR) has shifted worship to a whole new domain, making it possible for religious Hindus to pray at the temple of their choice without leaving their homes. Earlier this year, Devakaran Pushpath experienced one of India’s most cherished and sacred festivals from the comfort of his own home. The Mahakaal Kumbh Mela is the … Continued

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MikMak Founder Brings Retailers into the World of Social Commerce

A leader in retail transformation, MikMak founder Rachel Tipograph shows how humorous videos can help shoppers find what they want from almost wherever they are online. “And do the MikMak.” One listen to MikMak’s catchy jingle and you can expect to be humming it all day. That’s by design. The brainchild of Rachel Tipograph, an … Continued

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Digital Literacy Brings a Fresh Take on Entrepreneurship

While participating in Intel® She Will Connect and building digital literacy skills, women are inspired in different directions: pursuing further education, gaining new employment, or becoming entrepreneurs. Amatullah Muhammad Ayama created and started selling air fresheners. Yes, you heard that … Read more >

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RSC Live Brings The Tempest From Stage to Screen

After its live run in Stratford Upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) takes its unprecedented tech-fueled performance of The Tempest from the stage to the silver screen, in theaters around the U.S. When the Royal Shakespeare Company’s reimagining of The Tempest hit the stage in 2016, newspapers in the UK gushed: The Guardian called it … Continued

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5 Key Takeaways from Mobile World Congress 2017: Intel’s Perspective on the 5G Impact Panel

  From phones to drones; micro cells to macro cells; data transport to data center—one thing became abundantly clear at Mobile World Congress 2017. 5G will be the virtual and literal lifeblood of our technological future, coursing through every aspect … Read more >

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Animated Pin Art Shows the Future of 5G

A giant intelligent screen called Wonderwall brings to life computer generated images of autonomous vehicles, smart cities and homes, all connected in harmony by 5G wireless technologies. While an Etch A Sketch unleashes the art of 2D doodling, metal pin art allows people to explore the wonderment of our 3D world. Now digital pin art … Continued

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Software at Intel is Making a Difference in Gender Equality—And We Can All Take Part

At Intel, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. I strongly believe that we need more women and under-represented minorities in technical roles, both at Intel and across the high-tech industry.  Intel’s commitment is to be an inclusive, great place … Read more >

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NBA All-Star Aaron Gordon Slams Historic Intel Drone-Assisted Dunk

Tech-savvy basketball star teamed up with Intel to take bounce pass from drone at the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Growing up in Silicon Valley, Aaron Gordon embraced technology and creativity at an early age. Today, the Orlando Magic forward uses his interest in innovation to push his All-Star basketball … Continued

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Intel signs Human Rights Campaign amicus brief supporting transgender student Gavin Grimm

Today, Intel joined other industry leaders signing a Human Rights Campaign amicus brief to the Supreme Court, supporting Gavin Grimm, a transgender student in Virginia suing his school district for the right to use the bathroom of his choice. Intel … Read more >

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Poland’s European Epicenter for Esports

The Intel Extreme Masters gaming competition in Katowice has put Poland in a leading role in the rise of esports across Europe and the world. Unencumbered by the freezing winter weather, ten-thousand gaming fans lined up outside the flying saucer-shaped Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland to make history on January 17, 2013. That day marked … Continued

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