Category Archives: computers

Vatican launches smart “e-rosary” that connects to an app and tracks your “bead progress”

No, this e-rosary is not a joke, but a real item launched by the Vatican, during the Month of the Rosary, clearly in a desperate attempt to keep young people wedded to Catholicism. You can read about this remarkable religious innovation at the two sites below (click on screenshot): From Fox 35 Orlando: Verification via […]

Machine learning creates realistic videos from just a few photographs

From TechCruch.com, via reader Rick, we learn that AI programs have become so sophisticated that they can create motion, and videos, from as little as one photograph of a human face, though of course more photographs gives a better result. From the report: The model is documented in a paper published by Samsung AI Center, […]

Ripoffs for Apple repairs

All the repairs I’ve had done on Apple computers were under my extended AppleCare packages, but I have to admit that things haven’t been perfect (my last computer had a broken microphone, and since it’s a huge desktop computer they sent a guy out, who came three times before he gave up and I got […]