The Vision Thing


Salesforce earlier this year introduced its Einstein Vision capability, an idea with a lot of promise but not a great deal of precedent. Who had applications that could see, and how would this be used? For decades, we’ve been content with scanning documents and analyzing them with optical character recognition tools, or we’ve used bar codes and QR codes — but it all came down to recognizing simple symbols. Suddenly there was something much closer to human reading that needed explaining — visual search.

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MIT announces successful 'print run' of first ever full-scale building

Researchers at MIT have developed a system with the capability to create a large-scale building using 3D-printing technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/mit-announces-successful-print-run-first-ever-full-scale-building.html

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Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3

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Google may bring Android to the Raspberry Pi 3, vastly expanding the range and capability of the diminutive device. The latest version of the RBP is significantly more powerful than earlier products — within range of a lower-end smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/229252-google-reportedly-working-on-bringing-android-to-the-raspberry-pi-3

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Asynchronous compute, AMD, Nvidia, and DX12: What we know so far

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The debate over asynchronous compute capability between AMD and Nvidia has continued to rage — we’ve taken a look at how the research is playing out and what each company is currently offering.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213519-asynchronous-shading-amd-nvidia-and-dx12-what-we-know-so-far

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Apple Pay drives in-app purchases for Staples, fails to catch on in stores

Apple Pay’s in-app purchasing capability is often overshadowed by its physical iPhone-powered NFC counterpart, but for big-box office supply chain Staples, the feature has quickly become the most popular method of payment processed by the company’s iOS app.



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