Getting started with image recognition and artificial intelligence today with Clarifai’s Matt Zeiler
Clarifai provides a fantastic service that developers can use to bring image recognition into their apps. Matt Zeiler, CEO and founder of Clarifai, spoke with me about their service and explained the concepts of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and neural networks.
Striving to do good in the world with virtual reality and 360 video
Taryn Southern has spent the past decade telling stories in creative ways through her video series, weekly YouTube videos and music. Her current endeavour is incredibly inspirational — striving to use VR/AR for positive social impact in her production and consulting company for social impact digital/VR/AR, Tribe of Good.
Countering the dismal state of security in the Internet of Things
Security has been a huge concern with Internet of Things devices, with connected devices turning up in botnets and having rather concerning security vulnerabilities. Terry Dunlap, founder and CEO of Tactical Network Solutions, helps businesses and developers ensure their systems are built securely. He was kind enough to share some of his thoughts and advice for securing the IoT.
The path to strong AI — could a biological approach be the answer?
Building truly strong AI is an incredibly fascinating area. Companies like Numenta are working to understand the neocortex of the human mind to achieve great strides in AI. Matt Taylor from Numenta will be speaking at AI with the Best on their work with strong AI that follows principles learnt from neuroscience, here are some of his insights.
Bringing your whole body into virtual reality with Immotionar
After a while with VR, you forget that your full body isn't being tracked... until you try to kick something, or you look down at your non-existent body. Immotionar is a group in Italy who are working on a way to enable full body tracking. Here's how it works and how developers can give it a go in their own apps.
Using virtual reality to help provide physical, mental and emotional relaxation
Virtual reality is perfect for immersing people in an entirely different, controlled experience. Sourabh Jain and Eddie Cranswick put their minds together and have been developing "Relax VR", a VR experience that guides you through relaxation meditation with natural environments and soothing music. Sourabh was nice enough to take some time out to share the Relax VR team's experience building for VR.