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Gareth Edwards Used VR to Direct Rogue One’s Digital Scenes – Gizmodo

Sunday, February 26, 2017

If there’s anything Star Wars fans know about Gareth Edwards, it’s that he’s a very hands-on director. A recent demonstration shows how Industrial Light and Magic found a way to bring Edwards’ physical camerawork to the digital stage for Rogue One, using virtual reality. Advertisement BBC Click shared a visit to ILM London to get a behind-the-scenes peek at Rogue One’s digital prowess, in the wake of its Visual Effects…

Petra Cortright’s digital paintings, a tangled web of dots and swipes – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Petra Cortright’s paintings wedge themselves between the celebrated history of gestural art, mostly Expressionist and abstract, and the past generation’s frantic upheaval of established visual norms generated by the emergence and now ubiquity of digital imagery. Think of them as touch-screen paintings. If you’ve ever done a drag-and-drop, you’ll have a general idea of the five recent paintings in Cortright’s inaugural solo exhibition at 1301PE. Digging around the Internet and…

Petra Cortright’s digital paintings, a tangled web of dots and swipes – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Petra Cortright’s paintings wedge themselves between the celebrated history of gestural art, mostly Expressionist and abstract, and the past generation’s frantic upheaval of established visual norms generated by the emergence and now ubiquity of digital imagery. Think of them as touch-screen paintings. If you’ve ever done a drag-and-drop, you’ll have a general idea of the five recent paintings in Cortright’s inaugural solo exhibition at 1301PE. Digging around the Internet and…

Navy opens new ‘digital warfare’ office, aiming to exploit advances in data science – FederalNewsRadio.com

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Navy has just stood up a new “digital warfare” office, prompted by the notion that the service is awash in valuable, but largely untapped data in areas ranging from acquisition, maintenance and audit readiness to the ways it trains and equips its sailors. In doing so, the Navy says it’s trying to emulate companies, particularly in heavy industrial sectors, who’ve leveraged their own data into new digital strategies to…

Reliance Jio’s fight with other telcos will boost the Digital India agenda – Hindustan Times

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani would have been delighted to see Jaisalmer’s tourist guide Sahil. Taking advantage of Reliance Jio freebies, Sahil Khan has been using his mobile phone to further his business. He has made a short video of sights at the desert city, which he uses to woo foreign travelers. Before Jio came out with its offer, Sahil did not have more than Rs 100 to spend…

Grapevine: Digital diary – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Saturday, February 25, 2017

One would have thought that in a digital age in which it is fairly easy to maintain an events diary on the Internet, such a service would have long ago been implemented so as to avoid having dates that are crowded with events and others that are almost empty. For whatever reason, this has not happened, or if it has, it’s a well kept secret. This might…

LG’s ultralight 2017 Gram laptop line starts at $999 – The Verge

Saturday, February 25, 2017

LG introduced its 2017 Gram notebooks at CES this year. The updated line includes a touchscreen option and way better battery life. Today, we got pricing details. The LG Gram 13Z970 will cost $999.99 for non-touch, or $1,099 for touch. The LG Gram 14Z970 is priced at $1,499 when it includes an Intel Core i7 processor and $1,199 for the version with the Intel Core i5. The largest notebook in…

Navy opens new ‘digital warfare’ office, aiming to exploit advances in data science – FederalNewsRadio.com

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Navy has just stood up a new “digital warfare” office, prompted by the notion that the service is awash in valuable, but largely untapped data in areas ranging from acquisition, maintenance and audit readiness to the ways it trains and equips its sailors. In doing so, the Navy says it’s trying to emulate companies, particularly in heavy industrial sectors, who’ve leveraged their own data into new digital strategies to…

LG’s ultralight 2017 Gram laptop line starts at $999 – The Verge

Saturday, February 25, 2017

LG introduced its 2017 Gram notebooks at CES this year. The updated line includes a touchscreen option and way better battery life. Today, we got pricing details. The LG Gram 13Z970 will cost $999.99 for non-touch, or $1,099 for touch. The LG Gram 14Z970 is priced at $1,499 when it includes an Intel Core i7 processor and $1,199 for the version with the Intel Core i5. The largest notebook in…

Venture Capital Fund to Become First to Issue Own Digital Tokens – Bloomberg

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Blockchain Capital LLC, which backs startups that use the technology best known for supporting bitcoin, plans to raise a new $50 million fund partly by issuing its own digital tokens, becoming the first venture fund to do so. The San Francisco-based company seeks to raise a portion of its third blockchain fund through an initial coin offering, or ICO, of tokens and the larger part from traditional venture-capital investors…

Laptop stolen; Hanks students at risk of ID theft – El Paso Times

Saturday, February 25, 2017

A laptop computer(Photo: Gannett file) Confidential information belonging to Hanks High School students might have been compromised after a laptop containing transcripts of every student at the school was stolen. A Hanks counselor downloaded and saved transcripts of all 1,700 students onto a personal laptop as part of her job, but the laptop and other items were stolen from her home on Feb. 18. Transcripts contain students’ birth dates, Social Security numbers,…

LG’s ultralight 2017 Gram laptop line starts at $999 – The Verge – The Verge

Saturday, February 25, 2017

LG introduced its 2017 Gram notebooks at CES this year. The updated line includes a touchscreen option and way better battery life. Today, we got pricing details. The LG Gram 13Z970 will cost $999.99 for non-touch, or $1,099 for touch. The LG Gram 14Z970 is priced at $1,499 when it includes an Intel Core i7 processor and $1,199 for the version with the Intel Core i5. The largest notebook in…

Lent turns digital: Churches try Facebook Live videos, Instagram hashtags – USA TODAY

Saturday, February 25, 2017

An Indian Christian devotee holds a cross made of palm fronds during a Palm Sunday procession at Wesley Church in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad on March 20, 2016.(Photo: Noah Seelam, AFP/Getty Images) For centuries during Lent, Christians have sought to grow closer to God through praying, fasting and giving to the poor. Now they can also mark the 40-day period of penitence that precedes Easter by posting pictures…

TV Upfront and Digital NewFront 2017 Calendar | Special Report … – AdAge.com

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Late-night host James Corden performed a spoof of ‘Hamilton’ during the CBS 2016 upfront at Carnegie Hall. Credit: Jeffrey Staab/CBS TV networks and digital publishers are gearing up for their annual pitches to media buyers and marketers on upcoming programming and ad products, but it appears there will be far fewer glitzy presentations and parties than in years past. Nickelodeon will kick things off in March, but parent Viacom is…