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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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Elon Musk: Chicago tunnel can be done in 3 years

Mark this down for later: Tech billionaire Elon Musk says the Boring Company could begin work on the express tunnel linking downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport in three to four months, and have it finished in three years. Musk, who’s famous … Continue reading

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GoFly Prize unveils 10 designs for flying machines

Some of the designs look like winged motorcycles. There’s a cute mini-airplane with stubby wings. And a couple of the contraptions look more like time machines than flying machines. The diversity among the winners in the first phase of the … Continue reading

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Boring Company wins nod for Chicago airport tunnel

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting the go-ahead to build a multibillion-dollar express transit system between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, city officials said. Mayoral spokesman Grant Klinzman told GeekWire in a tweet tonight that the Boring Company won … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Energy invests in power storage

Eighteen months after its founding, the $1 billion Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund’s first investments have been revealed, and they both have to do with energy storage systems. Quartz reports today that millions of dollars are going to Form Energy, which is working on … Continue reading

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Elon Musk reveals 9 percent job cut at Tesla

Just days after promising he’d make Tesla profitable within months, CEO Elon Musk announced today that 9 percent of the company’s workforce is being laid off as part of the effort to make it so. Musk tweeted out his memo to employees, … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company delivers flamethrowers

Billionaire tech guru Elon Musk showed off pictures of the Boring Company’s first commercial flamethrowers being distributed to lines of buyers today — and joked that the device has been renamed “Not a Flamethrower” so as not to run afoul of … Continue reading

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