Mnyazi wa Menza, also known as ‘Mekatilili Wa Menza or Makatilili born in 1860 was a Kenyan independence activist who led the Giriama people against the colonial administration of Kenya between 1912 and 1915.
Daily Archives: February 11, 2021
Meet the eerily realistic digital people made with Epic’s MetaHuman Creator
Video games have come a long way when it comes to letting players design their own characters. It’s easy to spend hours tweaking every aspect of your avatar in Cyberpunk 2077 (assuming that the model doesn’t glitch out before you can finish your work). This week, however, Epic showed off a preview of its new MetaHuman Creator platform, which could help creators make ridiculously detailed human models—right down to individual hairs on the models’ heads—in a matter of minutes, rather than days or weeks.
Google tries to replicate synesthesia with its latest experiment
Google Arts & Culture has teamed up with the Centre Pompidou, a cultural complex in Paris, to pay tribute to Vassily Kandinsky with a virtual exhibitionof the artist’s works and other documents. You can view some of Kandinsky’s pieces in an augmented reality gallery. At the heart of the exhibit is a machine learning experiment that tries to replicate synesthesia, a condition the abstract art pioneer had.
Twitter Confirms Donald Trump’s Ban Is Permanent Even If He Runs for Office Again
Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter last month, and the company has now confirmed he’ll remain banned even if he runs for president again.