Researchers at the University of Washington and Facebook present a way to animate a single photo using artificial intelligence and augmented reality. Find out more about their research here: https://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/wakeup/ VERY cool stuff! Gotta love STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Geek On! Continue reading “Photo Wake-Up A 3D Character Animation from a Single Photo” Research Paper and Video
Fiction: “Subterranean” by James Rollins describes a very scary world of monsters beneath Antarctica. It is definitely a work of fiction. Fact: In the real world, Dr. Priscu and his team of researchers from Montana State University actually DID discover life under the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Here is a news clip: “An expedition led by a Montana State University polar scientist has made international headlines … Continue reading “The Hidden World Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet” A TED Talk by John Priscu PhD
Digit is an autonomous robot that sits in an autonomous vehicle. Once the destination is reached, your house for example, Digit finishes the delivery by getting out of the car and dropping the package off at your door. Very cool stuff! Go here for more information on Digit. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students can study Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineering … Continue reading Ford Teams Autonomous Vehicles and Robots to Aide Home Delivery
Quantum Physics is super easy….not! Check out this very interesting TED Talk video where Dr. Shohini Ghose, Professor of Astrophysics at Wilfrid Laurier University, makes quantum physics and quantum computing interesting and fun. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students can study Quantum Physics then design and implement a quantum computer…..and change the world! Geek On! Continue reading Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Quantum Computing in One Short Video
Here is a a very cool introduction to 5G for your smartphones from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). FYI….my Masters degree (University of Kansas) is in “Microwave Communication Theory” soooooo, I love this stuff. For those students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), this is a VERY interesting field to go into. Here is CNET testing an early installation of … Continue reading What is 5G and What Does it Mean for You?
Check out this video on “Doggo” a four-legged robot built by STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) students at Stanford University. Go here to learn a lot more about the Doggo project including how YOU can get involved in this open source project. Geek On! Continue reading Students at Stanford University Designed and Built “Doggo” a Four-Legged Robot
Dr. Jedidah Isler has a PhD from Yale University in Astrophysics and is currently Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College. Here is Dr. Isler’s TED Talk video discussing her love of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and how students interested in STEM can pursue their passion, no matter the obstacles. For a great movie about women in STEM related fields watch … Continue reading Astrophysicist Dr. Jedidah Isler Discusses STEM