CGI: Alan Warburton The Uncanny Valley

Goodbye Uncanny Valley from Alan Warburton on Vimeo. CGI artist Alan Warburton speaking last year: “It’s 2017 and computer graphics have conquered the Uncanny Valley, that strange place where things are almost real… but not quite. “After decades of innovation, we’re at the point where we can conjure just about anything with software. The battle …

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Urwerk: Atomic Master Clock

Urwerk: Atomic Master Clock Urwerk: Atomic Master Clock Urwerk‘s long history of timekeeping continues with a new experiment. Dubbed the Atomic Master Clock, your traditional watch receives timing corrections from an accurate source. The project revisits Abraham Louis Breguet’s idea of a pocket watch being corrected by a high precision pendulum clock. The Urwerk AMC …

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In-mouth wearable food tracker

Researchers at Tufts University in Massachusetts, U.S. have created a wearable food tracker that can be mounted to a tooth. They’ve engineered a tooth-mounted sensor that tracks your every bite (and what it contains).  The sensor-like device is two square millimetres in size and sticks to the surface of a tooth. The sensor is ingeniously simple — when …

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Dr. Mark Aloia, Sleep Expert & Global Lead for Behaviour Change, Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care

The mind has long been respected in the East, Buddhists set aside time daily to clear the mind, Westerners on the other hand place importance on cleansing the physical body (and generally not the mind). A shift is taking place with many futurists predicting mental exercise, meditation and mindfulness will be practised by more people …

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