Datasmith – import your scenes to Unreal Engine –

At the SIGGRAPH Unreal Engine User Group on July 31,  Epic gave the first public preview of the new workflow toolbox, Datasmith, and announced a private beta program. Developed to help artists and designers simplify the process of importing data into Unreal Engine, Datasmith initially supports more than 20 CAD and digital content creation sources, including … [Read more…]

ORB-SLAM Project Webpage

ORB-SLAM is a versatile and accurate SLAM solution for Monocular, Stereo and RGB-D cameras. It is able to compute in real-time the camera trajectory and a sparse 3D reconstruction of the scene in a wide variety of environments, ranging from small hand-held sequences of a desk to a car driven around several city blocks. It … [Read more…]

Options vs. cash

implied value of your option isn’t $1M because investors buy a different class of stock than you get as an employee. Source: Options vs. cash

What is Deep Learning?

When Demis Hassabis opened his lecture at the 2015 CERN Data Science conference with this claim, I blinked in disbelief. Hundreds of brilliant scientists have spent their lives pondering the mysteries of the human eye. How could he make that claim so casually? Determined to prove him wrong, I looked at the latest computer vision … [Read more…]

What is Deep Learning?

Deep learning lets us create some really exciting projects in the areas of computer vision, translation, and strategy. Richard Feynman once said, “What I cannot create I do not understand,” and this really plays to our advantage here. Now that we are able to create these projects, they can help us understand puzzles such as … [Read more…]