Actor from 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider' sequel is stabbed onstage in China: report

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Fox News Flash top headlines for July 21 are here. Check out what's clicking on A well-known Hong Kong actor suffered a deep gash to his abdomen and a hand injury Saturday when a knife-wielding suspect attacked him onstage at a promotional event in China, according to a report. Simon Yam Tat-wah, 64, who appeared in the 2003 Hollywood film, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life," starring Angelina Jolie, was recovering after medical treatment and returning to Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post reported. ANGELINA JOLIE WAS A'HORRIBLE B---H' DURING NIGHTMARE DINNER, MODEL CLAIMS Simon Yam poses on the red carpet of the Hong Kong Film Awards in Hong Kong, April 3, 2016.

Is Artificial Intelligence the Avengers of the Web Analytics Universe


When we talk about Artificial intelligence, we immediately recollect the science fiction blockbuster movies of the '80s and '90s like the Terminator, the Fifth Element and AI. These movies set a pathway for future scientists who have then researched the possibilities of simulating human behavior in robots. But back then, there was no concept of Big data processing which is vital for machine learning since there has to be huge processing of data as responses to different human emotions. When the technology matured with respect to Big data processing, it opened up infinite possibilities of applications of Artificial intelligence. Autonomous cars, AI chatbots, and AI enabled security checks, are some of the recent advents in the field of AI and machine learning.

Ctrl Shift Face Interview How Deepfakes Can Change Hollywood History Digital Trends


And one in which Matthew McConaughey took the Leo role in Titanic. And Saved by the Bell's Tiffani Thiessen played Rachel in Friends. The entertainment industry isn't exactly short on "what if?" scenarios in which actors came close to, but were ultimately passed over, playing iconic roles. For more than 99% of movie history, fans have been able to do little more than squirrel away this trivia for use in pop quizzes. That is until the arrival of deepfakes.

1969 moon landing was a giant leap for moviemakers, too

The Japan Times

NEW YORK - In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope. "He got this Questar and he attached one of his cameras to it," said Katharina Kubrick, the filmmaker's stepdaughter. "On a night where there was a lunar eclipse, he dragged us all out onto the balcony and we were able to see the moon like a big rubber ball. I don't think I've seen it as clearly since. He looked at it all the time."

Transcendence Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Johnny Depp Sci-Fi Movie HD


Transcendence Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Johnny Depp Sci-Fi Movie HD Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain. The Movieclips Trailers channel is your destination for the hottest new trailers the second they drop. Whether it's the latest studio release, an indie horror flick, an evocative documentary, or that new RomCom you've been waiting for, the Movieclips team is here day and night to make sure all the best new movie trailers are here for you the moment they're released. In addition to being the #1 Movie Trailers Channel on YouTube, we deliver amazing and engaging original videos each week. Watch our exclusive Ultimate Trailers, Showdowns, Instant Trailer Reviews, Monthly MashUps, Movie News, and so much more to keep you in the know.

3 Ways Machine Learning Can Help Entrepreneurs


Until a decade or so ago, artificial intelligence was -- for most Americans -- something that existed only in the movies. Now, Alexa and Google Home have moved into numerous households and live only to please. According to many reports, 2019 will be the year of AI. A recent McKinsey Global survey found that 47 percent of companies have implemented at least one AI capability into their business processes, more than doubling the 20 percent that reported using AI the previous year. Artificial intelligence can be the difference maker in an entrepreneur's business, providing everything from customer support to automated supervision of assembly lines.

Can Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order help fans feel the Force?

The Guardian

In 1983, millions of unsold cartridges of the Atari game ET The Extra Terrestrial were secretly buried in a concrete-covered landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Thanks to extremely rushed development and alleged interference from Universal Pictures, the movie tie-in was one of the worst video games ever made, and a mass grave was the only option for the poor, unwanted cartridges. Unfortunately, like movies adapted from games, games adapted from movies are often bad. Historically, this has not been the result of too much interference from the movie studios that own the licences, but too little. Promising pop-culture properties such as Transformers, Robocop and Harry Potter have often been farmed out to contracted development studios that are then given far too little time to make anything half decent.

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business?

The Guardian

When you're watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it's hard to escape the feeling that what you're seeing is almost entirely computer-generated imagery, from the effects to the sets to fantastical creatures. But if there's one thing you can rely on to be 100% real, it's the actors. We might have virtual pop stars like Hatsune Miku, but there has never been a world-famous virtual film star. Even that link with corporeal reality, though, is no longer absolute. You may have already seen examples of what's possible: Peter Cushing (or his image) appearing in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story more than 20 years after his death, or Tupac Shakur performing from beyond the grave at Coachella in 2012.

REPORT: Top 10 AI Jobs, Salaries and Cities - Indeed Blog


While we don't yet have the personal androids promised to us in sci-fi movies, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly a part of our everyday lives, with Forbes declaring 2019 "the year AI will move into the mainstream." Thanks to AI, you can use your smartphone to deposit checks. And AI makes recommendations on Amazon and Netflix based on your usage and preferences. With AI becoming more deeply integrated into our professional and personal lives, the Indeed analytics team crunched platform data to learn more about AI jobs in 2019. What are the top positions?

Fake videos prompt need for law - Letters The Star Online


TECHNOLOGY has advanced so much that one can now produce or alter audio or video content to show or present something that actually didn't happen. With deepfake technology (which combines "deep learning" with "fake"), one can, for example, superimpose someone's face over another person's to create a video to support his or her own agenda. The video is then circulated online, with disastrous consequences on the victim if the purpose is vile in nature, such as the sex video that is currently doing its rounds on social media in Malaysia. Deepfake is artificial intelligence (AI) at work, and there is little you can do to prevent it from happening to you, as highly-paid Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson lamented. The subject of a fake porn video, she told the Washington Post (Dec 31, 2018): "The truth is, there is no difference between someone hacking my account or someone hacking the person standing behind me on line at the grocery store's account. It just depends on whether or not someone has the desire to target you. "Obviously, if a person has more resources, they may employ various forces to build a bigger wall around their digital identity.