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DT&L Fall 2016

Artificial Art – A Follow-Up

In the blog post “Artificial art (Artificial Intelligence)” major concerns in regards to AI, specifically with art and entertainment were presented: As Artificial Intelligence advances, what will happen to our philosophies on what it means to be human? How will we react when the uniqueness attributed to being human is tested? Will this concern be […]

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Automation is Progress

When most people first consider the idea of autonomous vehicles a number of emotions seem to make themselves known very quickly in a short amount of time. As people begin to consider just how their world may be impacted by such a change they experience something very similar to the five stages of grief. First, […]

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Artificial art (Artificial intelligence)

Most of our firsthand experience with artificial intelligence in entertainment stems from farfetched cases of an undeveloped understanding of AI in vivid Hollywood scenarios. Majority of the scenarios bring to question whether advances in technology could evolve beyond our control in movies like, The Terminator, Ex Machina, and children’s action film Spy Kids. In these […]

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The Expectations of VR and AR

The idea of VR has grown throughout the years with plenty of technological advances, but 2016 has been the best year yet. The main advances to expect from 2016 include high-powered headsets, a new breed of games, better camera options, and beyond the living room experiences. Many companies such as Sony, Rift, and Facebook are […]

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Driven by Innovation

There is no denying that the world as we know it is driven by innovation, from our cell phones to our laptops, the technology that makes a lot of our world work has changed in a drastic way even from just ten years ago. We have reached a point as a people were mere technology […]

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Exploring the Future of Blockchain

Fortune’s 30-second definition of Blockchain is quite simple “the blockchain is a way to structure data…This coding breakthrough—which consists of concatenated blocks of transactions—allows competitors to share a digital ledger across a network of computers without the need for a central authority. No single party has the power to tamper with the records: the math […]

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What is AI?

According to Stanford University, artificial intelligence is “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable.” AI is the first step towards self-learning machines […]

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Virtual vs Augmented Reality

The formal definition of virtual reality (VR) is an artificial world of images and sounds created by a computer that is affected by the actions of a person who is experiencing it or in other words, it is a device that brings 2D objects, pictures, or ideas to life. To understand the concept of virtual […]

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The Fitting Room Revolutionized

Imagine never having to try on another article of clothing at a store again. Sounds crazy right? From online to offline, augmented and virtual reality is transforming the fitting room experience for consumers. Retail leaders are confident that virtual reality will change the way consumers interact with brands. One company in particular is revolutionizing the […]

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