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M.D. McCallum


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Mar 08, 2018


Is Alexa evil? Darkside of Home Automation

Mar 13, 2018 at 04:45 pm by Warlord720

Just imagine it… you are home alone. It’s dark… rain beats on the windows and somewhere… a shutter is flapping in the wind. Don’t blame the s.... Read More

Vive Audio Strap is an alternative to earbuds

Feb 28, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

I love my Vive and I enjoy my Vive but one of my peeves was having to hassle with the earplugs. Whereas you just put the Oculus Rift on, the Vive had a sort of macabre dance r.... Read More

Fallout 4 VR: Gives an old favorite new life

Feb 28, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

At $60US I initially resisted reviewing this title because that is a lot of money for an old game converted to VR. I wondered how many would spend that amount. Would it be wor.... Read More

'Black Panther' exceeds expectations

Feb 19, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Ryan Coogler brings his first, comic-inspired movie to the big screen in Black Panther. And he didn't disappoint. Overall, this was the best Marvel film I have seen. It takes.... Read More

Elton John commissions a digital double for farewell tour

Feb 09, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Elton John wanted to create a virtual reality experience recalling some of his most iconic performances from his early career and digital sculptor Kris Kelly used ZBrush to h.... Read More

How AI Could Open New Windows into the Cosmos

Feb 09, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Our understanding of the universe is poised to progress at warp speed, thanks to new research by scientists at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the Unive.... Read More

Unity creators share what challenges and inspires them at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Feb 09, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Unity and Sundance Institute have a lot in common. They are both long-time supporters of independent artists. They both value creation and innovation and they both want to hel.... Read More

Industries Collide, Collaborate at Build: London 2017

Feb 09, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

The stunning headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) were buzzing with enthusiasm throughout Build: London 2017 as a diverse group of creative.... Read More

Here's the AI course you've been looking for

Feb 09, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Convolutional neural networks. Recurrent neural networks. Long short-term memory networks. There's a lot to learn to get up to speed in deep learning. A new online offering fr.... Read More

Reddit's ban of AI-Deepfakes was inevitable

Feb 08, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

The first I heard of AI (artificial intelligence) driven deepfakes was from an industry news brief. Like any digital artist, I can't say I was surprised. Face replacement be.... Read More

A 2D dream comes to life with Unity: 2D Physics in forma.8

Feb 05, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Mauro Fanelli first started using Unity on his Mac back in 2005, but until relatively recently, he had never been a dedicated game developer. A game journalist and a self-taug.... Read More

How developed the AR God Simulator ARrived

Feb 05, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

EDITOR'S NOTE: Thanks to the team at for taking the time to tell the development story behind ARrived - one of the App Store's Best of 2017. For more information on m.... Read More

An Exhibition Featuring the Artistry of Cinema 4D Enthusiast Mike Winkelmann (aka Beeple)

Feb 04, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

beeple MAXON is excited to announce the incredible work of 3D artist Mike Winkelmann, best known in the creative community the world over as Beeple, and one of the foremost us.... Read More

Like an AI could ever spot sarcasm

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. -- Groucho Marx Comedians dine on sarcasm -- the ironic, mocking remarks that say one thing on the s.... Read More

AKVIS ArtSuite 13: Random Patterns Frame, Updated Texture Library!

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

AKVIS ArtSuite offers a diverse collection of visual effects and frames that are aimed to improve the appearance of digital photos. The program includes hundreds of high quali.... Read More

Waves '98 from Beaverandbeaver

Feb 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Waves '98 from Beaverandbeaver on Vimeo. Directed by Ely Dagher The short was awarded the Palme D'or in the short flm category at the closing ceremony on the 25th of May in.... Read More

Taming the creative beast

Feb 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Before computers, I had no idea how creative I could be. Now after decades of computer use ranging from writing code to delving deeply into many aspects of visual arts, I fi.... Read More

Tap into your creative side, help tell 'The Story of Rendo'

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Leonardo celebrates its 50th anniversary

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Imagine. Create. Innovate. Share. These are the words that jump to mind when I think about the artists, scientists, designers, and engineers whose scholarship is at the inters.... Read More

Unreal Engine brings the automotive industry together at Build: Munich 2017

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by Warlord720

Collaboration between all of the key automotive manufacturers and their agencies is rare, but Build: Munich '17 was a unique opportunity for everyone to unwind and engage in a.... Read More