Last August, we shared Six Flags’ and Samsung’s announcement to use the Samsung Gear VR on roller coasters for a new thrilling experience in ‘Rage of the Gargoyles’. Today, a new announcement shows the partnership continues with a new development called ‘Galactic Attack’ that will be coming to Six Flags Magic Mountain. When riders board […]
Hack Harassment is a coalition of Intel, Vox Media, and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. They are trying to build a more inclusive and supportive online community with less online harassment. A PSA featuring Kesha will run in theatres across the country through the month of February. You can see the PSA embedded below.
Mozilla, the organization behind Firefox and other projects, has unveiled a new brand identity. This includes a new logo and an emphasis on their goal as “non-profit champions of the Internet”. See the new logo in the video below and learn more about Mozilla from their site.
Whether or not Tom Brady and the New England Patriots play in the upcoming Super Bowl is still up to their performance in the playoffs. However, regardless of whether they become the AFC champions, Tom Brady will still be seen by the millions of Super Bowl viewers thanks to a commercial from Intel showcasing their Intel 360° […]
Justin Lin, director of Fast and the Furious and Star Trek Beyond, made a commercial for Arconic framed as a live-action recreation of Hanna-Barbera’s The Jetsons. Arconic is a rebrand of the Alcoa manufacturing division and the Jetson characters work for Arconic in the year 2062. A website for the brand/commercial explains more, as does this […]
2016 can be summarized pretty easily based on what people searched the web for. Google has a perfect perspective for that data and summarizes each year with their Year in Search. Many have said 2016 has been a rough year and are looking forward to the fresh start in 2017. So to celebrate the end […]
We have had reality, virtual reality, augmented reality, and now Intel is introducing Merged Reality. From the description, it entails bringing more into the virtual content so that it is reacting to you rather than running from the script. Intel’s interest in virtual reality comes with the launch of Project Alloy, an all-in-one VR system, […]
Intel demonstrated a “smart home” at Amazon re:Invent utilizing the Alexa skills and using AWS as the cloud connectivity for their IoT integration. Intel joined Amazon to unveil two technology initiatives to advance the Smart Home ecosystem and extend natural language capabilities to consumers everywhere. The first is enabling Alexa Skills to remotely control and […]
Staples today announced the Staples Easy System pilot program has reached a new phase. The button is a bit like the Amazon Dash Buttons and Amazon Echo in one device for ordering office supplies replacements. Using IBM’s Watson, this can translate your requests into orders from Staples with knowledge from your previous orders to determine […]
We’ve had ‘Her‘, a movie about falling in love with your digital assistant. Now, we have ‘Operator’, a movie about a company developing a digital assistant. One of the programmers (Martin Starr) has his wife (Mae Whitman) provide the voice of their new assistant, Emily. Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy […]