Deepfake Dubs Could Help Translate Film and TV Without Losing an Actor’s Original Performance

Deepfake Dubs Could Help Translate Film and TV Without Losing an Actor’s Original Performance

What exactly is lost in translation when TV shows and films are subbed or dubbed into a new language? It’s a hard question to answer, but for the team at AI startup Flawless, it may be one we don’t have to think about in the future. The company claims it has the solution to this particular language barrier; a technical innovation that could help TV shows and films effortlessly reach new markets around the world: deepfake dubs…


Robotic ‘Third Thumb’ Use Can Alter Brain Representation of the Hand

The team trained people to use a robotic extra thumb and found they could effectively carry out dextrous tasks, like building a tower of blocks, with one hand (now with two thumbs). The researchers report in the journal Science Robotics that participants trained to use the thumb also increasingly felt like it was a part of their body…


Ford, Not Tesla, Is Making the Electric Truck That Will Change the EV Industry

In 2019, Tesla blew up the internet when it revealed the Cybertruck. But it was just a prototype that polarized people with its dystopian design. Ford, at the time, was actually selling trucks — a lot of them. The bestselling truck for the past five years has been Ford’s F-150…


Maxeon Launches a Line of Frameless, Conformable Rooftop Solar Panels

Maxeon Solar Technologies is releasing its new Maxeon Air technology platform…


AirPods, AirPods Max and AirPods Pro Don’t Support Apple Music Lossless Audio

Apple today announced that starting in June, Apple Music songs will be available to stream in Lossless and Hi-Resolution Lossless formats, but lossless audio won’t be supported on the AirPods, AirPods Max, or AirPods Pro…


Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range Breakthrough

Range anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven Australian battery invention…


This Speaker Uses Dancing Ferrofluid to Visualize Music

A speaker made by artist Dakd Jung, spotted by Gizmodo, visualizes music with ferrofluid, a liquid filled with tiny magnetic particles. The ferrofluid, a viscous black blob, reacts to an electromagnetic device and dances around in sync with the sounds being played…

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