Off topic fun

Friday Fun: Watch this guy play Super Mario Bros. IRL in Central Park using HoloLens Super Mario Bros. is iconic, so it’s a natural target for augmented reality development, where everything nostalgic is new again. This demo, created by Abhishek Singh, really is amazing, however. Singh recreated the first level of Super Mario Bros. as an augmented reality game on Microsoft HoloLens.

AI powered monster drawing tool

Artificial intelligence (AI) applied to drawing starts to create interesting image manipulation applications. I I have earlier written about an interesting AutoDraw tool in my Google’s New Program ‘AutoDraw’ Will Help Your Drawings Suck Less posting. Now there is some other well worth to check out experiments. Create your own hellish monsters with this sketch-based

Friday Fun: The Choitek Megamark Robot Does it All! Many robots are tasked to do one, or several related operations, and do them well. The Choitex Megamark, however, from Carnegie Mellon computer science student John Choi, can perform a variety of actions, though currently it doesn’t appear to do them very well at all.