Amazon unveils Amazon Go, a cashier-free Convenience Store

The tech giant Amazon has built a convenience store named “Amazon Go” in downtown Seattle that deploys amazing technologies similar to those used in self-driving cars to allow shoppers to come in, grab items and walk out without going through a register. i-e Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required. … Continue reading “Amazon unveils Amazon Go, a cashier-free Convenience Store”

Determination of the Speed of Light Google Doodle

The Search Engine Google is showing this animated Doodle in many countries for the 340th Anniversary of the Determination of the Speed of Light. Rømer’s determination of the speed of light was the demonstration in 1676 that light has a finite speed, and so doesn’t travel instantaneously. The discovery is usually attributed to Danish astronomer … Continue reading “Determination of the Speed of Light Google Doodle”

Google’s Santa Tracker 2016 gets a Pokemon Go-like game “Present Quest”

Google’s Santa Tracker app has received its update for 2016 with a redesign and new Pokemon Go-like game named as “Present Quest”. Tne new game “Present Quest” requires you to walk around your city in order to collect virtual presents. For 12 years i-e starting from 2004, Google’s Santa Tracker has been a fun, educational … Continue reading “Google’s Santa Tracker 2016 gets a Pokemon Go-like game “Present Quest””

MIT’s Deep-learning system generates Videos that predict what will happen next in a scene

Living in a dynamic physical world, it’s easy to forget how effortlessly we understand our surroundings. With minimal thought, we can figure out how scenes change and objects interact. But it is still a huge problem for machines. With the limitless number of ways that objects can move, teaching computers to predict future actions can … Continue reading “MIT’s Deep-learning system generates Videos that predict what will happen next in a scene”

Inside Tiny Tubes, Water turns Solid when it should be Boiling

It’s a well-known fact that water, at sea level, starts to boil at a temperature of 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celsius. And scientists have long observed that when water is confined in very small spaces, its boiling and freezing points can change a bit, usually dropping by around 10 C or so. But … Continue reading “Inside Tiny Tubes, Water turns Solid when it should be Boiling”