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Geek of the Week: Face it, UW’s Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman is changing how we look at ourselves

Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman of the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.Never forget a face. Or the people who are pioneering new ways to represent those faces in an era of enhanced computer visualization. Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, an assistant professor of computer science at the University of...

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Our self-driving future will turn car companies into tech companies, disrupt freight, and serve you more ads, new report finds

The latest version of Ford’s self-driving Fusion Hybrid prototype. Forrester predicts automakers will become tech companies to keep up with the AV revolution. (Ford Photo)We’re speeding toward self-driving cars faster than most people realize and the new technology will bring radical changes that expand far beyond the auto industry. In...

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Amazon Inspire educational site opens to all schools, applying lessons learned in year-long beta

Amazon Inspire, a site that lets teachers and schools upload and access unlimited educational and classroom resources, is now available to all educators following a year of tinkering. The site launched last June, with a goal of creating an extensive database of lesson plans, videos, tests, projects, games and other content that teachers and...

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