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AI experts turn soccer videos into ‘holograms’

Computer scientists have trained a neural network to transform the action from pre-recorded videos of soccer games into immersive augmented-reality “holograms” you can shrink down onto a tabletop. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Basketball star Chris Bosh geeks out over Mars

While retired NBA All-Star basketball player Chris Bosh plans his next career moves, he and his wife Adrienne are taking a time out to witness the launch of NASA’s Mars InSight lander from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Based on their tweets, … Continue reading

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NFL football trumps the shutdown

When it comes to the U.S. military, football trumps the government shutdown, even without Boeing’s help. The American Forces Network essentially went off the air once this weekend’s shutdown took effect, which suggested that it wouldn’t be airing NFL football playoffs for … Continue reading

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Thunderboats get a 21st-century makeover

The roar of this weekend’s Seafair hydroplane races on Lake Washington reawakens a six-decade-old Seattle tradition – but it also heralds changes for a sport that’s been compared to NASCAR on water. Seattle has been a hot spot for hydros since 1950, when a … Continue reading

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British astronaut breaks space marathon record

It’s amazing that British astronaut Tim Peake just broke the record for a space marathon, but it’s almost as amazing that there was a record to break. “The run went better than expected,” Peake wrote today in a blog post … Continue reading

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FAA goes long with Super Bowl no-drone zone

No means no when it comes to the Federal Aviation Administration’s no-drone zone for Super Bowl Sunday. Not even CBS, which is broadcasting the big football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos starting at 3:30 p.m. PT … Continue reading

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Junior engineers score big with golf club project

EVERETT, Wash. – When experts at Callaway Golf sought Boeing’s help to improve their golf clubs’ aerodynamics, Boeing turned to a special breed of engineers: recent hires with a hunger for projects off Boeing’s beaten path. Some of the engineers didn’t even … Continue reading

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