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Spectrum 19: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
Most people take photos with their smartphones today, but what if you need a little more? A real camera can give you much more zoom range, greater control, and better image quality. We’ve picked the best camera you can buy for under $250, because beating your smartphone doesn’t always require breaking the bank.
I can haz self-control? Feline facial recognition will make your cats less fat
No matter how hard you try to stop them, some cats will always find a way to devour the food contained in pet dishes that neighbor their own. Pet owners with multiple cats will recognize this scenario: you put food out for all your furry friends, and that one greedy tabby cheerfully trots up to gobble — and subsequently throw up — whatever its siblings’ dishes contain. But a new Indiegogo campaign launched today by a Taiwanese company called 42ARK might have a high-tech solution for your feline feeding problems: a cat-feeding device that uses facial recognition technology to dispense a predetermined amount of kibble to the appropriate cat.
The Viking Facebook
An unusual article recently appeared in the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and American Statistical Association. It featured web-like diagrams of lines connecting nodes, a hallmark of research that analyzes networks. But each node, rather than being a plain dot, was the head of a burly, red-bearded Viking sporting a horned hat, his tresses blowing in the wind.