Thinking About The Future

The Nightcap


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“My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness.” – Michelangelo



Digital Humans Look Just Like Us

The futuristic world of our dreams is slowly becoming a reality….

In an astonishing talk and tech demo, software researcher Doug Roble debuts “DigiDoug”: a real-time, 3-D, digital rendering of his likeness that’s accurate down to the scale of pores and wrinkles.

Powered by an inertial motion capture suit, deep neural networks and enormous amounts of data, DigiDoug renders the real Doug’s emotions (and even how his blood flows and eyelashes move) in striking detail.

Click here to learn more about how this exciting tech was built — and its applications in movies, virtual assistants and beyond.



Behati Prinsloo Is Saving the Rhinos in Namibia

We all say we love animals but some people actually go the extra mile to protect our furry (or in this case hard and horny), friends.

Model and animal conservationist Behati Prinsloo talked to Ellen about her work with the Save the Rhino Trust in her home country of Namibia, and efforts to stop poaching the rare creatures.

Behati also chatted about how Ellen helped name her daughter Dusty, and how both she and husband Adam Levine waited a while before watching Ellen’s Netflix special “Relatable.”

Watch the interview here


Personal Space With Conan O’Brien

Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien think they have what it takes to be better friends. That theory is put to the test in The Late Show’s Personal Space.

Watch here