London based Eye Respect takes its design philosophy from Baldassare Castiglione 16th century concept of sprezzatura, which has come to mean a relaxed elegance. Handcrafted by a family run business in Veneto, the sunglasses are characteristically bold, incorporating the nuances of tortoiseshell acetate. Frame goes through more than 60 crafted stages to achieve the style and quality we respect, represent and embrace, says chief executive Jonathan van Blerk.
Steven Spielberg’s hotly anticipated “Ready Player One” hits theaters Friday. The film features characters who escape a dystopian future Ohio by plugging into an alternative universe using virtual reality headsets. With the movie already getting raves from those who saw it at South by Southwest, tech watchers are speculating that “Ready Player One” will give VR a lift in the real world..
We known for weeks that Toshiba was in rough shape and seeking to raise additional revenue through a potential partial sale to Western Digital, but events on Tuesday pushed the company position from bad to imminent. Toshiba announced that it would take a $6.2 billion write down on the value of its nuclear plant construction business. Toshiba acquired a majority stake in Westinghouse Electric Company in 2006, and later upped its share of the company to 87% in 2013.
A system based on data fusion principles should be able to attribute disparities between Italy and China to differences in political leadership, reliability of tests and honesty in reporting, adjust for such differences and automatically infer behavior in countries like Spain or the US. AI is in a position to to add such data interpreting capabilities on top of the data fitting technologies currently in use and, recognizing that data are noisy, filter the noise and outsmart the noise makers.fitting is the name I frequently use to characterize the data centric thinking that dominates both statistics and machine learning cultures, in contrast to the thinking that guides causal inference. The data fitting school is driven by the faith that the secret to rational decisions lies in the data itself, if only we are sufficiently clever at data mining.
Book to screen deals are reported by the Hollywood trades in pieces that dutifully mention the novelists, directors and actors involved but often leave out the people who actually made it happen. Below are eight of Hollywood’s most important behind the scenes movers, shakers and connection makers agents, scouts, managers and execs. Not all of them toil in obscurity, but each contributes mightily to the adaptation process that puts all those pages on the screen.