Sir Apfelot Blog

5. November 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 44, 2021

Before you all deal with Animal Crossing again this weekend, because Nintendo rolled out the update to version 2.0 prematurely yesterday, you can quickly grab the Sir Apfelot newsreel here. This time […]
18 December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 51, 2020

Before the fourth Advent and Christmas approach you, you will get the Sir Apfelot newsreel presented on Friday as usual. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in week 51 [...]
4. September 2020

Luminar AI - photo editing with intelligent filters and effects

At Skylum you can immediately pre-order Luminar AI (LuminarAI in its own spelling). The new editor for photographs offers photo editing based entirely on artificial intelligence (AI). This makes it possible to take impressive photos without lengthy [...]
12th of June 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 24, 2020

Welcome to the Sir Apfelot newsreel for calendar week 24 of 2020. At 24, this week reminds you of something ... Oh yes: Christmas. And as full as a gift sack on Christmas Eve was [...]
20. February 2019

NVIDIA AI creates portraits of faces that don't exist

"This person does not exist" or in German: "This person does not exist" - with this claim, NVIDIA operates a website of the same name on which there are faces to be seen. The specialty of the portraits is that it [...]
April 13, 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 13, 14 & 15 2018

Finally Friday again and finally another Sir Apfelot newsreel! Since the Apple and Tech News were canceled in the last two weeks due to Easter and other incidents, there is now a collective article with [...]
18. September 2017

Facebook AIs develop their own language - researchers have to intervene

Facebook has tried to teach artificial intelligences how to negotiate by haggling over books, hats and balls independently. In the beginning, logical sequences of terms and phrases were used, but later the AI ​​bots developed their [...]
7 JULY 2017

Shimon marimba robot: AI with deep learning composes its own music

The Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology has already produced some amazing feats combining robots, music and artificial intelligence (AI). The current milestone is called Shimon, also called Deep Shimon. The robot Shimon [...]
13th of June 2017

Toy robots with AI: Anki Cozmo in first tests

The Anki Cosmo is a small robot with artificial intelligence, learning potential and its own toy that can be ordered or bought in stores in Germany in September 2017. However, there are already the first [...]