Microsoft Blog – 8.15.18 (8.14.18)
All of us have creative ideas – ideas that can improve our lives and the lives of thousands, perhaps even millions of others. But how often do we act on turning those ideas into a reality? Most of the time, we do not believe in our ideas strongly enough to pursue them. Other times we feel like we lack a platform to build out our idea or showcase it. Most good ideas don’t go beyond those initial creative thoughts in our head.
Read more: The Microsoft AI Idea Challenge – Breakthrough Ideas Wanted!
Intel Newsroom – 8.14.18 (8.13.18)
Last week, Warner Bros. Pictures* and Gravity Pictures* released “The Meg*,” a science fiction action thriller film starring a prehistoric, 75-foot-long shark known as the Megalodon. Powered by Intel artificial intelligence (AI) hardware and created by Scanline VFX* using the Ziva VFX* software, the Megalodon was created by VFX animators in record time and with lifelike accuracy – from the way the shark moves in the water to its muscles and skin – to deliver a jaw-dropping experience to movie audiences around the world.
Read more: Intel Artificial Intelligence Helps Bring ‘The Meg’ Mega Shark to the Big Screen
Tesla Blog – 8.14.18 (8.13.18)
As I announced last Tuesday, I’m considering taking Tesla private because I believe it could be good for our shareholders, enable Tesla to operate at its best, and advance our mission of accelerating the transition to sustainable energy. As I continue to consider this, I want to answer some of the questions that have been asked since last Tuesday.
Read more: Update on Taking Tesla Private
littleBits Blog – 8.14.18
Today, I’m thrilled to share that littleBits has acquired DIY, an incredible SF-based tech startup that’s cultivated one of the largest and most active online communities of kids!
Read more: Welcome DIY to the littleBits Family!
Sculpteo Blog – 8.14.18
What are the keys to success when it comes to innovation? That’s the question experts on the topic try to answer. Innovation teachers, trying to share the best practices with their students, naturally are at the forefront. How can you teach such a complex topic? Which lessons can you learn from it? What’s the link between 3D printing and innovation? We had a chat with Thierry Rayna, professor of innovation management at Polytechnique, a prestigious French engineering school.
Read more: How to teach and manage innovation? The best tips from a Polytechnique professor
VidMob Blog – 8.13.18 (8.9.18)
As we learned from our recent study on the State of Social Video, Millennials and Gen Z spend more than half of their time watching video on social apps. The dominant app that occupies 25% of this viewership? YouTube. It gets juicier: YouTube’s year-over-year growth among these groups continues to grow too, by 59% for Gen Z and 46% for Millennials.
Source: VidMob Is an Official YouTube Partner! • VidMob