Gameloft’s new arcade racer is designed primarily for mobile phones – though a Windows Store version is available for PC. Its visual quality is really something else – John checks it out across all systems and talks to the developer to bring us some fascinating insights on mobile development.
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A look at an unusual picture frame radio from the 1980s.
Yes – FM is alive and well in the US (today) – and FM is currently broadcasting pretty much everywhere apart from Norway (at the time of typing this message). However *many countries* do have *plans* to switch it off at *some point in the future* – to free up the spectrum for other uses (really so they can sell it off and make a load of money). . So it’s likely that someone will be watching this video in say 10 years time in a country other than Norway that has no FM reception. Or perhaps they are from Norway today (1% of my viewers are from Norway – Hi Norway people – including, but not limited to, Anders). (...)
Modern operating systems support multitasking (mainly preemptive multitasking), multithreading and multiprocessing (including symmetric multiprocessing and heterogeneous multiprocessing). But what are they? Are they different? What do software engineers need to know about these different paradigms? Let me explain!
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via YouTube Multitasking vs Multithreading vs Multiprocessing (...)
Do you think you’re good at spotting fake videos, where famous people say things they’ve never said in real life? See how they’re made in this astonishing talk and tech demo. Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn shows how, as a grad student, he used AI and 3D modeling to create photorealistic fake videos of people synced to audio. Learn more about both the ethical implications and the creative possibilities of this tech — and the steps being taken to fight against its misuse. (...)
These movies have gotten a good reputation over the years, but they weren’t always seen that way. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at by far the silliest of these movies and the most over the top, Mission Impossible 2.
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Mission: Impossible 2 (and abbreviated as M:I-2) is a 2000 American action spy film directed by John Woo and starring Tom Cruise, who also served as the film’s producer. It is the second installment in the Mission: Impossible film series. (...)
Adam Savage is obsessed with spacesuits, and his latest costume build for this year’s Comic-Con incognito walk is a replica of the very first spacesuit made for famed aviator Wiley Post in 1935. Adam’s also excited to experiment with Worbla in this build for the helmet, and make heavy use of his sewing machine for this striking suit!
Shot and edited by Gunther Kirsch
Who doesn’t love big hair raising ARCS?! Van De Graaff generator with its balls of thunder is the king of static! You can easily make your own.
After 7 months of delays, the Apple HomePod is finally seeing its public release. But can it compete with other voice assistants like Google Home and Amazon Echo? Apple’s Tim Cook implies that HomePod took 6-years to develop and was never intended to compete as a voice assistant—rather a stereo replacement. Sonos has the mid-range hi-fi market cornered. Can HomePod take a grasp on the market?
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Kurzes Beschleunigungsvideo des brandneuen Seat Ibiza 2017 auf der Basis des MQB-A0 mit dem 115 PS starken 1.0 TSI Dreizylinder-Turbomotor.
85 kW / 115 PS @ 5.000 – 5.500 U/min
200 Nm @ 2.000 – 3.500 U/min
195 km/h VMAX
9,3 Sekunden auf 100 km/h
108 Gramm CO2 pro km