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Clinical Trials Sector Scorecard 2022: Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Care and Blockchain Saw Activity in Q1 2022 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN- – (BUSINESS WIRE)- – The “Clinical Trials Sector Scorecard – Q1 2022 Update – Thematic Research” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s contribution. Many...

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Total Hip Replacement Surgery – The Advantages and Disadvantages

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The Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: AI Research Firm Anthropic Closes $580M Round, iSpot.tv Nabs $325M

Tag Template - News Hub PROInvestors again spread their money all over the place this week—from health care to 3D printing of automotive parts.

US DoD Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Report 2021-2025: Market Participants, Customers, and Department of Defense (DoD) Agencies that Influence the Industry – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “US DoD Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Growth Opportunities” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This research service focuses on the US military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) market. The base year for spending information is 2021, and example market participants and market size estimates for the years 2021 to 2025 are provided. This study […]

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Farmers Edge Announces C$75 Million Loan from Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Farmers Edge Inc. (“Farmers Edge” or the “Company”) (TSX: FDGE), a global leader in digital agriculture, today announced that it has entered into a C$75 million secured credit facility (the “Facility”) with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and/or certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Fairfax”) pursuant to the terms of a binding term sheet. The […]

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Historical pioneers brought back to life as NFTs depicting how they could look today

Pionauts, one of the most unique and groundbreaking NFT art collections, is set to launch on 28 April 2022, announced Johan Van Asperen Vervenne, the founder and visionary behind the team that created the series.

Today, Pionauts is the world's first company to create large-scale photorealistic appearances of historical pioneers, such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Nefertiti, Aristotle, Cleopatra, and so many more.

"Pionauts began as an idea for an NFT collection. Most NFT collections have about six different backgrounds," Johan said. "My team used 84 different 17th and 18th-century paintings to create many of the backgrounds used."

The 150 original pioneers selected by Van Asperen Vervenne and his team mostly lived before the invention of the camera. The team behind Pionauts are artificial intelligence, 2D and 3D graphic design specialists from nine countries.

“People of all ages are fascinated by pioneers that lived before the invention of the camera,” Van Asperen Vervenne said. “Before Pionauts came to life, we only saw old paintings and could only imagine what they looked like when they were alive.”

Van Asperen Vervenne felt it was time to bring them back to life today and go beyond the “stories we read about what they accomplished and go beyond imagining what stories they would tell about themselves if they were alive today.”

With that in mind, Van Asperen Vervenne and his team brought to life “the best-known pioneers with the latest 3D and artificial intelligence (AI) technology.” Applying Deep Learning technology and months of manual retouching, a collection of 8,500 unique variations was created with modified characteristics such as age, facial features and expressions.

Voting utility

Each of these NFTs comes with voting powers that grant holders of the breath-taking digital art collectibles the right to voice how they want the Pionauts comic stories told. They also come with copyrights and many of the photorealistic pioneers' portraits are already trademarked, said Van Asperen Vervenne.

“These portrait trademarks safeguard against infringement of copyrights increasing the value of the Pionauts project,” he added. “Pionauts owns the copyrights for commercial and non-commercial use.

 Royalty income

The Pionauts team sees a positive future in collaborating in various entertainment, marketing and educational projects. Johan and his team's goal is to create more 3D models of pioneer's faces and explore collaborations with Metaverse games, brands, educational- and the movie industry.

“Our goal for Pionauts NFT holders is to share in our future success as the Pionauts brand expands. Pionauts will share 25% of its royalty income with its NFT holders that are KYC (Know Your Customers) compliant,” Johan said.

Pionauts allows all Pionaut NFT holders to exclusively co-create new storylines about breathtaking interplanetary journeys and have a voice in choosing where the story goes next, Johan said.

"The ambition of the Pionauts team is to create a series of pilots, blockbuster movies, similarly as Pixar's Toy Story franchise and the Marvel cinematic universe," Van Asperen Vervenne said. "Pionauts has some very exciting announcements in the pipeline," he said.

The Pionaut's inception

Van Asperen Vervenne one day became intrigued by musician George Aquilla Hardy's depiction of what the first US President would look like today. But Johan went further. He dove into the topic of facial recognition and researched facial reconstruction techniques for digital illustration.

After he concluded his investigation, he decided to see if he could recreate the faces of a few famous people throughout history. After forming a dedicated team of international designers, he looked at historic pioneers regarded as some of the world's greatest minds.

With the help of some of the world's best artificial intelligence (AI) experts, including the founding father of the AI Gan source code, Johan added movements to the face of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle from the image of a statue representing his likeness.

Patience paid off, and it enticed Johan and his colleagues to continue with more restorations. They chose several more famous personalities of the past, that also include Socrates, Beethoven and William Shakespeare.

After many hours of meticulous attention to detail, the talented group transformed the faces of several of the most renowned pioneers worldwide into a photorealistic likeness of them thanks to groundbreaking AI. And then the decision to make them Pionauts.

"Earth is explored by the greatest minds in history. Imagine the progress we can make if these brilliant people help us explore space?" Johan asked. "And thus, the pioneers from history became Pionauts."

Utility

Each of the 8,500 NFTs comes with great utility. They come with voting rights on comic stories with the pioneer characters, their stories, the possibility for holders to input their stories, royalties from their sales, and future movie deals from which we like each NFT holder to profit.

“The goal is that holders of any Pionauts NFT will enjoy passive income as the Pionauts brand expands,” and “This 'army' of thousands of Pionauts NFT holders will undoubtedly help signal, prevent and protect Pionauts portrait rights for the benefit of all those invested in the collection.”

The unique Pionauts NFT collection launches on 28 April 2022

www.pionauts.com         Discord: https://lnkd.in/eQktanmD         Twitter: @pionauts 

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A Quick Overview of Deep Learning

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Artificial intelligence (AI) used to be largely focused on rule-based systems that made predictions based on preset sets of rules provided by a subject matter expert. However, because these systems were fragile and dependent on “expert views,” they gradually fell out of favor. These […]

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Women Leaders in Data Science: Top 10 Influentials from the Industry

Introduction The thriving industry of Data Science is continuously evolving with the technological advancements in Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence. This has opened up whole new avenues for Data Scientists worldwide. Professionals who can handle Big Data and have the necessary knowledge required for understanding, analysing and processing data are in high demand in the […]

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3 leading Fintech trends to watch in 2022

  By FintechNews staff   -We have seen dramatic growth in FinTech during the pandemic. As the banks shut down, people largely relied on virtual financial services. For example, in the United States, 59% of Americans use more fintech apps now than they did prior to the pandemic. With all these changes happening, we highlight 3 […]

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Are Hologram Boxes The Future Of Video Calls?

Proto’s portal technology could bring holograms to the mainstream. Imagine being able to beam a lifelike hologram of yourself anywhere across the world in a matter of seconds. Sounds like something you might see in an episode of Star Trek. Contrary to popular belief, however, this technology is already here, and it’s pretty amazing.  Los […]

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Machine learning engineering: The science of building reliable AI systems

Machine learning engineering: The science of building reliable AI systemsMachine learning engineering aims to apply software engineering and data science methods to turn machine learning models into usable functions for products and consumers. Artificial intelligence technology is created using machine learning engineering with massive data sets. Machine learning engineering develops AI systems and algorithms to learn and ultimately make

[CytoReason on Proactive] Poolbeg Pharma plan to ‘unlock’ the influenza disease with CytoReason after signing AI deal

Poolbeg Pharma’s Jeremy Skillington talks to Proactive London after signing a deal with CytoReason, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) to provide AI analysis of Poolbeg’s influenza disease progression data derived from human challenge study samples. Watch the video here.

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[CytoReason in Share Talk] Poolbeg Pharma PLC (AIM:POLB) Artificial Intelligence deal signed with CytoReason

24 March 2022 – Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, ‘Poolbeg’ or the ‘Company’), a clinical stage infectious disease pharmaceutical company with a unique capital light clinical model, has signed a deal with CytoReason , a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company developing computational disease models for efficient drug discovery and development, to provide AI analysis of Poolbeg’s […]

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