Day: September 8, 2021

Video Production Virtual Reality

Is Video Game Tech the Future of Filmmaking?

The Mandalorian was groundbreaking in more ways than one. Check out this video to see how video game rendering and mixed reality open up new creative possibilities for filmmakers. Hyper realistic cars created in Unreal Engine could replace the need to shut down major roads to film a car chase or crash. As Unreal puts […]

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AWS Databricks

Databricks on AWS Cloud Integration Demo

Did you ever wonder how Databricks plays a role in AWS data intergrations? Well, wonder no more. Time stamps: 0:00 Databricks Lakehouse on AWS overview 0:20 Connecting to EC2, S3, Glue, and IAM 0:46 Ingesting Kinesis streams into Delta Lake 1:32 Viewing Delta Lake tables in the Glue console 1:49 Databricks – Redshift integration 2:20 […]

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IoT Maker

Getting Started with LIDAR

Learn to use some basic LIDAR devices, with an Arduino and a PC. This video introduces two inexpensive LIDAR devices that you can start experimenting with. These devices were provided courtesy of DFRobot, they are VERY inexpensive considering their capabilities. Time stamps: 00:00 – Introduction 03:30 – Two LIDAR Devices 06:08 – How LIDAR works […]

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PowerBI

When is a Date Not a Date in Power BI?

In this video, Patrick looks at how data types can be a tricky thing in Power BI. Be aware of what you are working with in order to avoid this problem in your charts.

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AI Autonomous Vehicles

Watch Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Learn In a Simulation

Two Minute Papers explores how Tesla’s Self Driving Car algorithms learn with multiple camera viewpoints.

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Hardware

Will IBM Revolutionize PC Gaming?

Here’s a thought provoking video on why IBM could be the catalyst in a PC gaming revolution. We’ve been told by AMD (and @Hardware Unboxed) that cache matters for gaming. So how about giving everyone more cache? Not just L3, but a stonkingly massive L2 cache as well. IBM has the technology, and IBM has […]

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GameDev

How to Code Scripts On Roblox

If your kids are like mine, then you know how big of a deal Roblox is. Interestingly enough, the development kit for Roblox is free and somewhat easy to get started. Here’s a great tutorial on how to get started. This Roblox How To Code tutorial will teach you how to script on Roblox for […]

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AWS

AWS S3 Tutorial for Beginners

As someone who has spent the majority of my career in Azure, I am determined to spend more quality time in AWS. Fortunately, Edureka has got me (and you) covered with this tutorial on the most basic of AWS services: S3. This is a blog post I’d dare not publish while I worked at Microsoft. […]

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Hardware

Beating Moore’s Law with Photons!

If Moore’s Law is not outright dead, then it’s definitely sick, But what if we change over to photonic computers — using photons rather than electrons? Find out how this could bring the hardware industry to new heights: Lightmatter is building a photonic computer for the biggest growth area in computing right now, and according […]

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Computer Vision Python Virtual Reality

Virtual Drag and Drop using OpenCV Python

In this tutorial, learn how to create a virtual drag and drop system using opencv and python. Starting from scratch and going step by step to create the complete project. Code and Files: Virtual Drag and Drop

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