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Hisense Announces the Availability of the U6H Series Quantum ULED 4K UHD Smart Google TV

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Hisense, provider of high-performance televisions and appliances, announces the availability of its first ULED Google TV, the U6H. Serving as the brand's introduction to the premium TV category, the U6H offers premium features like Quantum Dot Color, Dolby Vision IQ, and Game Mode Plus, at an affordable price. The U6H will be available in four TV sizes ranging from 50 to 75-inches. AI and ML News: Why SMBs Shouldn't Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence (AI) "We've worked hard over the past few years to put premium TV options within people's reach, and we're continuing that in 2022 with our new lineup, specifically with our U6H" "We've worked hard over the past few years to put premium TV options within people's reach, and we're continuing that in 2022 with our new lineup, specifically with our U6H," said David Gold, President of Hisense USA. "With an even more robust audio and visual experience at a lower price point than our competitors, the 2022 U6 series is a Hisense television that's great for everyone."


Stephen Colbert's robot update features a solid Elon Musk burn

Mashable

Forget "Meanwhile", Stephen Colbert has a shiny new segment called "Cyborgasm" these days, and it's all about – you guessed it – robots. "There are reports that Tesla could have a working humanoid robot by September of 2022," says Colbert, bringing up a photo of CEO Elon Musk. "Good, because Tesla's current humanoid robot has been malfunctioning lately."


What do Experts Say about LaMDA - Google's Artificial Intelligence?

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We are well aware that Google's Artificial Intelligence is one of the most advanced technologies in this field. In other words, it is not surprising that Google is capable of developing an Artificial Intelligence that understands how the human brain operates and can imitate its capabilities… Those of us who are customers of this company have been impressed on multiple occasions by their ability to know each other too well and to anticipate our every move. Blake Lemoine, a Google engineer, expressed surprise at the possibility of Google's technology knowing us and imitating our behavior based on predictions about our preferences. It all began when Blake Lemoine was working on the advancements of LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications), a Google Artificial Intelligence designed to have conversations and eventually perfect Google searches by analyzing sentences and patterns in conversation, one of the many ways that artificial intelligences operate and learn. This project's primary objective is to ensure that the responses of Google's Artificial Intelligence in conversations transcend the automatic responses that characterize bots, for instance, and that different topics can be covered and a dialogue can progress naturally.


'I put on 40 pounds of muscle. Holy mackerel!' Pablo Schreiber on playing Halo's ripped hero

The Guardian

And so, after 17 years of false starts, numerous failed attempts at feature films (including a Peter Jackson venture), more than 265 drafts, a reported budget of $200m and a production schedule in Hungary decimated by the pandemic, we are finally set to see a TV series of the video game Halo. Will it have been worth such perseverance? Since the release of the first video game in Microsoft's crown jewel franchise – 2001's Halo: Combat Evolved – the series has sold more than 81m games, generating in excess of $6bn. If a network sticks the landing, a Halo TV show could be a significant weapon in its arsenal. For the uninitiated: Halo takes place at a time of intergalactic war between humans and a collective of quasi-religious alien species known as the Covenant.


A Dragon Age animated series is coming to Netflix in December

Engadget

The next Dragon Age game is still a long ways off, but that isn't stopping BioWare from expanding the fantasy RPG's reach. Netflix has unveiled a six-episode anime series, Dragon Age: Absolution, premiering sometime in December. The teaser trailer (below) doesn't reveal much, but you can expect a "new saga" in Tevinter that appears to center on a special ring -- and, of course, plenty of magic and bloody swordplay. Red Dog Culture House (which created an episode for Love, Death & Robots) is producing the limited-run project. Guardians of the Galaxy series producer Mairghread Scott is serving as the showrunner.


Best Smart TV for 2022

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There's a good chance you get most of your shows and movies from popular streaming services like Netflix, Disney Plus and HBO Max. Which means you'll need some kind of smart TV platform to access all your favorite apps. Fortunately, just about every new TV you come across today features a Wi-Fi-enabled operating system for easy access to tons of different streaming services right out of the box. In our TV reviews we consider that smart TV system, sure, but picture quality for the money is more important. That's because you can always "replace" the TV's built-in system with a good streaming device, most of which cost less than $50.


How Robotics In The Entertainment Industry Could Intertwine With Other Sectors For Growth

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 09: The Terminator robot is seen in the paddock following qualifying for the ... [ ] Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 9, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain. Robotics has been a growing staple across the entertainment industry for some time now. Whether it's enhancing scenes in film and TV through innovative cameras and angles, or through the rides we see at amusement parks, robotics has been steadily becoming more advanced before our eyes. What are the next steps in this growing sector? One area that has been utilised to great success so far has been using robotic stunt doubles on film and TV sets.


Google is working with AI to digitise cable networks

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Electricity is the energy that drives modern society but trying to figure out where cables are located continues to provide engineers with major challenges when considering that these cables were installed decades ago. Now, Google is using AI to automatically generate maps of where all cables are so that future engineers know precisely how to make upgrades and repairs. Why are cable networks providing engineers with significant challenges, what will Google's new project do, and should this idea of digitised cables be brought into homes? If there is one fact of life that I am truly grateful is that electricity comes out of my sockets whenever I require it. Just like the Armstrong and Miller Time Traveller sketch, the number of people in society who are entirely oblivious to the effort and resources needed to correctly operate a nationwide grid is astonishing (electricity is that thing that comes out of the wall).


The Weirdest Thing on Netflix

Slate

Sign up to receive the Future Tense newsletter every other Saturday. When my husband asked me if I wanted to try the "cat trivia game" on Netflix, I thought it was going to be some sort of quiz about felines. I like cats, so I said sure. The "cat trivia game," it turns out, is Cat Burglar, which Netflix calls an "edgy, over-the-top, interactive trivia toon." It debuted in February and comes from the makers of Black Mirror.


The Best Sci-Fi TV Shows on Netflix

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Netflix has an excellent international library, including German sci-fi gem Dark -- one of the best series on Netflix full stop. This adult animated anthology series spans a range of genres, with plenty of episodes hitting the Black Mirror comparison button. Robots in a post-apocalyptic city, farmers piloting mech suits and a space mission gone wrong all pop up in the first season. While the episodes can be hit and miss (some have been criticized for their treatment of women), you'll find plenty of thought-provoking and impressive animation. This apocalyptic sci-fi from Belgium will probably turn you off from flying any time soon.