New algorithm provides pictures Van Gogh-fashion makeovers


Google has already proven us the weird possibilities when pictures are processed via a neural community

However a brand new experiment takes this dynamic to a brand new degree by reworking any photograph into a picture that mimics the portray fashion of one of many previous masters

The small print of the challenge are revealed in a analysis paper titled "A Neural Algorithm of Artistic Style."

"Right here we introduce a man-made system based mostly on a Deep Neural Community that creates inventive pictures of excessive perceptual high quality," reads the paper, penned by a gaggle of researchers from the College of Tubingen in Germany. Read more...

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E mail Is The Final, And Final, Social Graph

email-forgotten One of many magical improvements of the Net period was when the larger social platforms opened their doorways to 3rd-celebration app builders. LinkedIn, Fb and Twitter extensively touted ,and profited from, the idea of permitting shoppers to plug their social graph into different purposes. We noticed the meteoric rise of video games, apps and enterprise instruments that leverage the power to shortly insert… Read More

Kevin Sumlin by accident tweets joke about USC coach’s drunken fail


This is a play Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin want to have again

Sumlin by chance tweeted out a joke a few current booze-fueled outburst by USC coach Steve Sarkisian to his seventy one,000 followers. The submit seemed to be meant as a direct message to somebody, however ended up going out for all of the world to see regardless of Sumlin's greatest efforts to destroy the proof

Sumlin posted the message Saturday morning, then deleted it inside minutes. However in fact that did not matter — it had already been copied for time immemorial

@celebrityhottub @edsbs I am positive he did not imply to tweet this publicly, however it simply makes me love the person much

— Paul Heggen (@PaulHeggenWSMV) August 29, 2015

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Reporter freaks out when a big bug makes an attempt to damage his day


"Are we stay?"

Sure, Brad, we're reside

Climate anchor Brad Willis with Fox 5 San Diego had a slight run-in with a big flying bug throughout a stay broadcast from the seashore on Friday whereas reporting concerning the extreme heat within the space, prompting an ideal freakout

Fortuitously, Willis walked away unscathed and was capable of proceed his broadcast like a real skilled.

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(One other) West Ham fan will get tattoo after (one other) Premier League upset


When West Ham notched a shocking 2-zero win over Arsenal to start out the Premier League season with a bang earlier this month, one courageous supporter adopted via on his pre-match guess to get a butt tattoo commemorating the win

Nicely, West Ham earned one other beautiful victory by profitable three-zero away at Liverpool on Saturday — and right here we're with yet one more fan honoring a pre-recreation promise by having the outcome completely inked into his physique by quickly shifting needles puncturing his pores and skin time and again

These two tweets from our protagonist @HighJon (that deal with may clarify lots, truly) inform the whole story. Right here is Chapter 1: Read more...

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‘Minecraft’ founder Markus Persson’s unhappy Twitter spree


Within the newest installment of "cash cannot purchase you happiness," Minecraft founder Markus Persson says he is "by no means felt extra remoted" regardless of turning into a billionaire after selling his firm to Microsoft final yr

The Swedish creator of the massively well-liked recreation laid naked a few of his ideas on billionaire life in a collection of melancholic tweets early Saturday morning

This is what Persson needed to share:

The issue with getting the whole lot is you run out of causes to maintain making an attempt, and human interplay turns into unattainable as a result of imbalance.

— Markus Persson (@notch) August 29, 2015

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5 loopy predictions for why Apple’s iPhone occasion wants an enormous venue


Ever since Apple despatched out invites for its big iPhone event on Sept. 9 I have been wracking my mind making an attempt to determine one massive element of the occasion: the situation.

Traditionally, Apple holds its occasions on the Yerba Buena Middle in San Francisco or at its personal auditorium in Cupertino. In 2014, Apple held its occasion on the Flint Center in Cupertino, a venue that was not solely bigger than Moscone and the Apple campus, but in addition carried particular historical significance.

However the venue for the 2015 iPhone occasion, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, is one other beast solely. Read more...

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Elon Musk Can’t Be That Afraid Of Robots, Examine Out This Tesla Manufacturing Line

Elon Musk Elon Musk has warned us about robots taking up. He’s even donated cash to be sure that it doesn’t occur. Nevertheless, it positive does look like Tesla depends on robots fairly a bit, even when they’re not being primed to show the corporate into Skynet. At one level this yr Musk referred to AI in robots as “summoning the demons.” He nonetheless says it’s inevitable… Read More

Road battle takes sudden flip when bromance overcomes


"Bro, I'll finish you."

"However bro, I really like you."

A minimum of that is how we think about this scene went down, which was captured on a Rocco Avallone's personal safety digital camera within the Kensignton space of Philadelphia at about 10:50 p.m. on August 27

Two males, who look like fairly intoxicated, the place smoking when some phrases have been exchanged and the person standing assaults the person on the stoop.

A brief scuffle ensues and a few punches have been thrown (principally misses although.)

When all of the sudden the person who was attacked decides hugs are approach higher than punches.

The 2 slap palms and embrace for a strong eleven-second hug. The instigator jumps into the opposite man's arms and the 2 find yourself on a car parked on the aspect of the street Read more...

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World’s tallest man makes large NBA participant seem like a pipsqueak


Enes Kanter is a really giant NBA participant — till you stand him subsequent to the world's tallest man, that's.

Kanter, an influence ahead who hails from Turkey and performs for the Oklahoma Metropolis, stands 6-foot-eleven and weighs 245 kilos. However that is nothing in comparison with his countryman Sultan Kosen.

Listed here are a pair photographs of Kanter and Kosen hanging out this week

The world's tallest man dwarfs #NBA middle Enes Canter in

— MikePetchenikWSB (@MPetchenikWSB) August 27, 2015

With the World Tallest Man! (eight'three) "Sultan Kosem" from Turkey.
We should always attempt to get him in @okcthunder @NBA @GWR

— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) August 27, 2015

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