Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that...

The way artists paint could be an early indicator of neurological diseases

There are a bunch of unusual tools researchers are using to help diagnose illnesses. Here is another to add to the list -- the way that people paint. As it...

How the ‘fascist’ logo for ‘Star Wars’ was created

In a galaxy far far away, a logo was created for a new science fiction movie called Star Wars. George Lucas said he wanted a "fascist" look to the logo,...

Quill will provide the means to create 3D works of art in virtual reality

Oculus VR said a public beta of Quill will be released alongside the Oculus Touch controllers on December 6. The tool will be free to use, enabling artists to create...

The wait is over: Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 portrait lens is now shipping

Two months after unveiling a trifecta of lenses, Sigma has confirmed all versions of the lenses will begin shipping, after a short delay with its 85mm f/1.4 Art lens and...

Don’t hide your radiator — you can display it as a work of art...

The radiators from QS Supplies defy the notion that these heating devices have to be ugly white grates -- rather, they are works of art, ones that you would proudly...

Deep learning tool lets you pick your pastiche: Mostly Monet, a dab of Doré,...

For years we’ve been skeptical, and rightly so, of the “art filters” you can put on your photos, webcam videos, and so on. But Google...

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Roku Streaming Stick (2016) review

It’s hard to believe the original Roku Streaming stick was introduced back in 2014. Time flies when you’re binge-watching Netflix! But here we...