A sushi restaurant chain in Japan is using AI to evaluate tuna cuts

A sushi restaurant chain in Japan is using AI to evaluate tuna cuts

Dentsu The app is currently in use by one company, conveyor belt sushi chain Kura Sushi. The restaurant buys the majority of its tuna outside of Japan. Part of the reason the company started using the app is that it allows its employees to grade tuna without traveling. That’s a significant perk during the current pandemic. Moreover, … Read more

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ The Maw endgame zone explained

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ The Maw endgame zone explained

On July 8, Blizzard published a short stream, detailing plans for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ upcoming beta, including its experimental endgame zone: The Maw. The Maw is the very pit of hell in the Warcraft universe, and it has a brand new mechanic that makes it different from other endgame zones in World of Warcraft. … Read more

14 best movies to watch during a quarantine summer indoors

14 best movies to watch during a quarantine summer indoors

Let’s face it, summer 2020 is an odd one for entertainment. Normally, summer movie season starts around May 1, with big, loud blockbusters and plenty of movies built around beaches, vacations, and other summer pastimes. But this summer’s blockbusters have been pushed to August or later, and quarantines have made summer block parties and travel … Read more

Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app

Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app

To support collaborative work, Live Link Face uses multicast networking to synchronize with multiple devices at once. Developers promise “robust timecode support and precise frame accuracy” to further support multi-device synchronization. The “tentacle sync” feature allows the app to connect with a master clock on stage. The post doesn’t mention whether an Android equivalent app … Read more

TikTok’s likes briefly broke down at the worst possible time

TikTok’s likes briefly broke down at the worst possible time

For a few hours on Thursday afternoon, videos that appeared on TikTok user pages, following feeds, and the For You Page all displayed broken Like totals for some users across the globe. TikTok showed that these videos had zero likes. It’s not clear what caused the issue as of press time. “Hi TikTok community! We’re … Read more

Valorant Elderflame dragon skin animations and upgrades

Valorant Elderflame dragon skin animations and upgrades

Like many of Valorant’s other skin lines, the new Elderflame skins have a variety of upgrades that players can choose to unlock. Since these skins are the most complicated and elaborate in the game, it’s not a surprise that the upgrades, which include things like new animations, sound effects, and finishers, are pretty intense as … Read more