The Future is Amazing
This week has delivered in a major way.
Face2Face is real-time facial reenactment using commodity web cams. The use cases (both nefarious and otherwise) for this technology boggle the mind.
If you were to pair this astounding text-to-speech engine with Face2Face, you potentially have the ability to clone an individual (with or without his/her permission) in a virtual environment. For added creepiness, read How Virtual Reality Will Let You Talk to the Dead.
iPhone 7 Plus Camera
Everyone will be carrying one of these in their pocket!
Imagine if the entire ocean was monitored 24/7, akin to what Planet is trying to do with satellite photography. That’s Saildrone.
An Honorable Mention to Shyp