We share the recommendations of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) on spending screen time so as not to disrupt the circadian rhythm.
One of the most recent and interesting Russian projects in the field of digital people is Malivar. The founder of the company, Valery Sharipov, told Popular Mechanics about his synthetic heroes.
Monstrous creatures that previously seemed to be the fiction of science fiction writers are actually reality.
A convolutional neural network developed by Dutch and Danish doctors diagnoses lung cancer from fluorography and computed tomography images. The AI division of IBM Corporation has developed a tool for translating from one programming language to another. The British startup Flawless plans to release a visual dubbing program that corrects the movement of the actor's lips so that the facial expressions look natural in another language.
Computer systems are mastering new tasks that previously seemed typically human: they break champions into board and computer games, recognize texts and images, drive cars. But the cherished dream of mankind is to create a universal artificial intelligence that can take on any task.
In the pre-dawn hours of Monday, a powerful fire broke out at an oil refinery in Indonesia, causing a column of smoky flames to rise to the skies. At least five people were seriously burned, and 950 nearby residents were hastily evacuated.
Wormholes are almost our only hope to move more or less freely through the universe. But so far, astrophysicists only assume the existence of such strange objects, trying to distinguish them from evil brothers – black holes.
The geologist's dream is the Gros Morne National Park in Canada. This is one of the few places where you can step onto the Earth's mantle without digging an inch.
March 8 is a bunch of extra gray hair on the top of a man's head. After all, it's not enough to just choose a gift, it's important that it pleases, especially when it comes to beloved women. So we hide all the prepared pots, pans, mugs with vulgar inscriptions and other household utensils! Popular mechanics has made a selection of what is unlikely to be useful in the kitchen, but absolutely any girl will like it. Don't thank me.
We are afraid to love and love to be afraid. How does our brain work and why does the feeling of fear give us as much pleasure as sex? It's simple — you got your love for the zombie apocalypse and John Kramer from your great-great-great...grandmothers and there's nothing you can do about it.