AI Agents Learn to Work Together by Wrangling Virtual Swine Wrangling a pig—even a virtual one—is much easier if you get a friend to help. This much seems clear from a contest organized by Microsoft researchers to test how artificially … Continue reading AI and simulations
Intel And Microsoft Aim To Bring Virtual Reality Into The Mainstream The duopoly of the bygone PC era — Microsoft and Intel INTC, otherwise known as “WinTel” — are teaming up again to play a more active role in the … Continue reading How Intel and Microsoft are targeting VR
Augmented reality “will change the way architects work” says Greg Lynn Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: augmented reality will revolutionise the architecture and construction industries according to architect Greg Lynn, who used Microsoft HoloLens to design his contribution to the US … Continue reading Being immersed in the design
HoloLens Hack Fools the Brain Into Fixing Itself Microsoft’s amazing HoloLens is the world’s first stand-alone headset that lets users see virtual objects and environments as if they existed in the real world. This device’s entertainment potential is practically unlimited, … Continue reading How to provide an alternate reality
Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device. Now Microsoft has announced … Continue reading The Microsoft way to VR
Sorry, Oculus, but HoloLens gets my money The battle between headsets you strap to your heads is being brought to a rolling boil this week, as Microsoft’s HoloLens Dev Kit and Oculus Rift both start shipping to customers. Being the … Continue reading AR versus VR
The Promise of Artificial Intelligence Unfolds in Small Steps When IBM’s Watson computer triumphed over human champions in the quiz show “Jeopardy!” it was a stunning achievement that suggested limitless horizons for artificial intelligence. Soon after, IBM’s leaders moved to … Continue reading Is A.I. a 25-year project?