Coverage of this week's event seems mostly to center on how it went from "comic mecca" to a bloated pop culture marketing event of dubious relevance to anything in particular. But Bryan Bishop writes that there'll be plenty of new cool on show. You like Star Wars, don't you?
Don’t get too excited yet, but Peter Jackson is talking about possibly turning the two Hobbit movies he just completed filming — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again — into a trilogy. Why? Because 1. Warner Bros. has the rights to the additional notes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of […]
Karl Urban, who plays Leonard McCoy in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek movies, promised Comic Con attendees that he’d show them new footage from the set of the wrapped sequel. But first: surfing. And a Judge Dredd teaser poster. Sorry, Cumberbitches. No Urban-spoilers today. (via Geeks of Doom)
Everybody could use a little improvement, especially those of us on the hunt for new careers. Each job requires a different set of skills, and that list can change from year to year or even month to month as new technologies emerge. When you’re in that race and need to learn fast, the old model […]
In recent years, natural language processing technology and language translation technology have advanced greatly. The trouble is, language translation software typically comes in the form of apps. And while your mileage may vary on their usefulness, they share one thing in common: a serious drain on the battery for your smartphone, the very thing you’ll […]
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