From Ross Goodwin on Medium: To call the film above surreal would be a dramatic understatement. Watching it for the first time, I almost couldn’t believe what I was seeing—actors taking something without any objective meaning, and breathing semantic life into it with their emotion, inflection, and movement. After further consideration, I realized that actors do this all the time. Take any obscure line of Shakespearean dialogue and consider that 99.5% of the audience who hears that line in 2016 would not understand its meaning if they read it in on paper. However, in a play, they do understand it based on its context and the actor’s delivery. As Modern English speakers, when we watch Shakespeare, we rely on actors to imbue the dialogue with meaning. And that’s exactly what happened inSunspring, because the script itself has no objective meaning. On watching the film, many of my friends did not realize that the action descriptions as well as the dialogue were computer generated. After examining the output from the computer, the production team made an effort to choose only action descriptions that realistically could be filmed, although the sequences themselves remained bizarre and surreal... (medium article with technical details) Here is the stage direction that led to Middleditch’s character vomiting an eyeball early in the film: C (smiles) I don’t know anything about any of this. H (to Hauk, taking his eyes from his mouth) Then what? H2 There’s no answer.
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The marrying of Aerial MOBs robust operational experience and IP portfolio with 5Ds robust autonomy and behavioral technology really bridges many of the gaps for delivering valuable products to many industrial type clients, such as those in oil and gas, utilities, and construction among others.
Sony Joins Forces with Cogitai to Conduct Research and Development for the Next Wave of Artificial Intelligence
Sony has invested in Cogitai and the two companies plan to collaborate towards the development of novel AI technologies using deep reinforcement learning with prediction technology that could be used as the basis for the next generation of AI applications and products.
More than 100,000 youth are expected to participate in the ninth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day to discover the world of drones through hands-on experiences
Menlo Ventures leads round to accelerate growth of drone detection market
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have created an aquatic robot which could be used to inspect otherwise inaccessible pipe networks to deal with blockages.
Sea Wasp, which relocates, identifies and neutralizes underwater improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to combat below-the-surface terrorism.
The demonstration of GeckoSystems' "loose crowd" level of mobile robot autonomously self-ambulating to the seven CEO's and senior management of these international robotics firms was an unqualified success.
Pentagon event showcases more than 60 DARPA research programs-and the teamwork with the science & technology communities that make those programs possible
Andy Von Stauffenberg, U.S. Navy Veteran, Launches VStar Systems Inc. to Create Custom Unmanned and Robotic Systems
-San Diego-based systems integration company employs drones to solve the nation's most complex problems-
Top women executives from UAV industry to lead panel discussion and luncheon at InterDrone fostering unique networking opportunity for women in the commercial drone market
Datakit CAD import plug-ins for Rhino are now able to maintain the assembly structure of the original model. Datakit also announces the addition of its CATIA V6 (.3dxml) files import plug-in to its bundle of Rhino plug-ins.
Unmanned ground-based technology expertise for the security industry can be found in one program. Robolliance is "a forum for technology partners and industry experts in robotics, surveillance and security to advance the understanding and awareness of the Autonomous Robotics marketplace".
ChemImage Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute to Develop Conformal Imaging Technology for Real-Time On-the-Move Detection
The two groups will integrate DPCI technology into a robotic platform to evaluate the performance of DPCI when enabled with algorithms for real-time on the move (OTM) autonomous detection.
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