‘M3GAN’ review: The sweetest lil’ lethal robotic friend a girl could want

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Chicago Tribune

A pleasantly nutty thriller about a crafty, high-end toy, “M3GAN” exploits a child’s grief for the greater good of the killer-doll genre. That may be enough for 100 minutes of your early January. The writer Philip K. Dick once asked: Do androids dream of electric sheep? M3GAN, which stands for “Model 3 Generative Android,” looks as if she/it dreams only of Nicole Kidman in “To Die For.” She’s a fast learner, this wide-eyed miracle of artificial intelligence and machine learning — mean girl, nice girl and killing spree all wrapped up in distinctive dance stylings, interesting eyewear, cunning e… Read More “‘M3GAN’ review: The sweetest lil’ lethal robotic friend a girl could want”

AMD wants everyone to know that its new chips are faster than Apple’s old chips

Apple might not be a part of CES 2023, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t loom large over the whole show. Case in point: In its announcement of new PC processors, chipmaker AMD took a few swipes at Apple’s MacBook chips. To tout the performance of its new products, AMD makes a couple of comparisons to Apple’s chips. In benchmarks, AMD says its new Ryzen 7040HS Series Mobile processors deliver “up to 34% faster multithreaded performance” in apps including DaVinci Resolve BlackMagic, V-Ray, Blender, Cinebench R23 nT, and Handbrake 1:5:1. That’s a very specific but nonetheless impressive claim, tho… Read More “AMD wants everyone to know that its new chips are faster than Apple’s old chips”

CEVA and LG Partner to Bring Intelligent Vision Processing to Smart Home Appliances

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Cerebral Overload

Consumer Electronics Show — CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies and co-creation solutions today announced that LG Electronics (LG) has licensed and deployed the CEVA-XM4 intelligent vision DSP in its Edge AI system-on-chip (SoC) ‘LG8111’+%27LG8111%27) to advance the user experience of a new generation of smart home appliances. LG is displaying the groundbreaking MoodUP™ refrigerator powered by its new Edge AI SoC and its ThinQ.AI platform at CES 2023, January 5-8, 2023. The CEVA-XM4 intelligent vision DSP enables a host of new… Read More “CEVA and LG Partner to Bring Intelligent Vision Processing to Smart Home Appliances”

From tracking moods to putting on a show, it’s AI-everything at CES

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AFP

Las Vegas (AFP) – Entrepreneur Antony Perzo introduces a small device called Emobot, which looks like a cross between a speaker and a piece of abstract art, and explains: “It’s an emotional thermometer!” Like hundreds of other exhibitors at CES, the World’s biggest tech expo, French engineer Perzo is selling the merits of an object that depends on the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. AI is the big buzzword at the Las Vegas tech extravaganza, with companies big and small unveiling anything from TVs to toothbrushes that depend on big data and connected computing to impress. Perzo… Read More “From tracking moods to putting on a show, it’s AI-everything at CES”

U.S. Army Funds Advancement in Perception Sensing for Autonomous Ground Systems

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Metawave Corporation, a leading provider of advanced radar sensing and perception technologies, today announced that it has been awarded a $1.7M Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the U.S. Army. Pursuant to the contract, Metawave will enhance its defense application-proven Carson™ radar technology platform to support off-road perception sensing and other advancements for autonomous ground vehicles and systems. The resulting Hudson™ technology platform utilizes Metawave’s unique long-range and all-weather detection, tracking, and perception capabilities enabled by its patente… Read More “U.S. Army Funds Advancement in Perception Sensing for Autonomous Ground Systems”

Japan minister calls for new order to counter rise of authoritarian regimes

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Reuters UK

By David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Japan’s trade and industry minister said on Thursday post-Cold War free trade and economic inter-dependence had bolstered authoritarian regimes and the United States and like-minded democracies should counter them with a “new World order.” “Authoritarian countries have amassed tremendous power, both economically and militarily,” Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura said in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “We must rebuild a World order based on the fundament… Read More “Japan minister calls for new order to counter rise of authoritarian regimes”

Japan minister calls for new order to counter rise of authoritarian regimes

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Reuters

By David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Japan’s trade and industry minister said on Thursday post-Cold War free trade and economic inter-dependence had bolstered authoritarian regimes and the United States and like-minded democracies should counter them with a “new World order.” “Authoritarian countries have amassed tremendous power, both economically and militarily,” Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura said in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “We must rebuild a World order based on the fundament… Read More “Japan minister calls for new order to counter rise of authoritarian regimes”

Amela Smailbegovic Shares The Secret Of Getting The Best Deal On Timeshares

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Radar Online

The real estate market in the United States has never been hotter. From residential to commercial properties, last year has explored almost every end of the market’s spectrum as prices soared to their historical peaks. Despite that, buyers felt forced to bid with several competitors on every property, drastically tilting the seller’s favor. The reason may have been historically low 30-year fixed-rate mortgage interest rates dropped to as low as 2.68% in December 2021. Many rushed to grab their chance and buy homes while the situation was favorable. Since then, mortgage rates have started risin… Read More “Amela Smailbegovic Shares The Secret Of Getting The Best Deal On Timeshares”

STRADVISION to Provide SVNet for Optimized ADAS and Automated Driving Designs Using the Texas Instruments Automotive Processors

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STRADVISION, an automotive industry pioneer in deep learning-based vision perception technology, has announced that STRADVISION’s award-winning SVNet software is available for designers using the Texas Instruments (TI) TDA4 automotive processor for Level 2 advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) L2 designs and widespread automated driving features. STRADVISION’s SVNet brings state-of-the-art software that powers the perception technology behind ADAS and autonomous vehicles, enabling external vehicle perception via 18+ platforms, including the TI automotive processor platform, to detect and r… Read More “STRADVISION to Provide SVNet for Optimized ADAS and Automated Driving Designs Using the Texas Instruments Automotive Processors”

After Firing Chris Beard, Who Might Texas Target as Coach?

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Sports Illustrated

By Kevin Sweeney Musselman, Sampson and Calipari are among the names who could get a look. Less than a month after Chris Beard’s arrest on felony assault charges, Texas announced Thursday it has fired its men’s basketball coach. Beard was indefinitely suspended following the domestic violence charge, which occurred midway through his second season with the Longhorns, who currently sit at No. 6 in the AP poll. The move completes a precipitous fall from grace for Beard, one of the industry’s fastest risers in the last decade from non–Division I coach to Texas’s $5 million man. It also opens one … Read More “After Firing Chris Beard, Who Might Texas Target as Coach?”