TECHNOLOGY

What are Light Fields and How Are They Related to Machine Learning?

By Julia Huang

Light fields describe the amount of light flowing in every direction through every point in 3D space. In other words, this can be interpreted as many cameras taking photos of the same scene at different perspective views. Thus, light fields are technically a collection of photos/images taken at different angles. Light fields hold more information than a singular image, which is useful for many applications.

 

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The uncanny valley phenomenon

By Maria Rutkowska

With technological advancements introduced by science, we can observe improvements in avatar, animation, or even android projection. Even though animators seek to create the perfect image of a human, there is still something unreal about the characters. Either the eye colour or overall face structure. 

 

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A new warehouse robot

By Aproov Jha

A new arising technology that will enable more efficient manufacturing and packaging using AI.

 

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When will 3d bioprinted organs become commonly accessible? 

By Nicola Stanisławska

First developed in the 1980s, the 3d printing technology has been harnessed as the ability to produce a wide range of objects, ranging from architectural scale models to toys and stationery. Ever since, scientists believe that the future of 3d printing lies not in simple plastic designs and models, but rather in an extremely broad range of studies, sparking the hope for the harnessing of its pioneer abilities in the field of biology. 

 

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