Day: February 16, 2020

Space

Your Kids Might Live on Mars – Here’s How They’ll Survive

Stephen Petranek explains why colonizing Mars may be sooner than you’d think in this TED Talk. It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek considers it fact: within 20 years, humans will live on Mars. In this provocative talk, Petranek makes the case that humans will become a spacefaring species and describes in fascinating […]

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Space

New Mars Curiosity Rover Pictures

ElderFox Documentaries follows the Curiosity Rover on Mars as it climbs up a Martian mountain named Mount Sharp. A quick summary of the Journey: Landing in the Gale Crater, Curiosity heads towards Yellowknife Bay, taking its first drive over ‘Glenelg’. In Yellowknife Bay, Curiosity finds the first evidence that the Gale Crater was once filled […]

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Azure CosmosDB

Lesser known features of the Cosmos DB SDK for .NET

In this video, Jeremy Likness chats with software engineer Matías Quaranta about some of the lesser known features of the Cosmos DB SDK for .NET. Matias discusses some useful patterns for managing the lifetime of the client, implementing custom serializers and some other interesting features. Useful Links GitHub repo with the sample code Performance tips […]

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Generative AI

Neural Portrait Relighting

Two Minute Papers dives into the “Deep Single Image Portrait Relighting” paper in this video.

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Developer DevOps

VS Code Integration with GitHub and Azure

In this video, Aaron Powell demonstrates Visual Studio Code and its integrations with GitHub and Azure. Aaron shows that VS Code provides a complete developer experience that enables you to spend more time and effort on coding and less time switching between tools. Visual Studio developers are used to this. Now, Visual Studio Code developers […]

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