Pay with your face! Facial Recognition in China!

This is quite an amazing thing to have happened!  China has officially started utilizing facial recognition payments, meaning that you can use your face to pay! Facial recognition is taking several steps right now in China, from uses as far as payments in local KFC’s to dispensing and limiting toilet paper in public restrooms to prevent vandalism & theft.  Prior to utilizing facial recognition for toilet paper dispensaries, it’s been used for Border Control and for attendance machines. The Chinese Academy of Science is preparing to launch a facial recognition…

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Galaxy Display not original!

With Samsung recently releasing the Samsung Galaxy S8 with it’s new and impressive “Infinity” Display, I decided to take a stroll through the online market to see what competes with this amazing flagship.  Quickly through some minor research, I discovered an off-market phone made by Xiaomi.  The Xiaomi Mix is quite a comparison to the Galaxy S8 in many ways, including it’s marvelous full-size screen. Xiaomi Mix Specs: Battery Size: 4400mAh (typ) / 4300mAh (min) high capacity battery (Non-Removable) Screen Size: 6.4″ immersive full display design Display Quality: Full HD…

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Supercomputer upgraded in Switzerland surpasses US as third most powerful

An Overview of the Supercomputer Systems Race For the past 24 years, the United States has only been taken out of the top three supercomputer systems twice. For a majority of these past decades, they have maintained the third position. A recent upgrade to a Swiss supercomputer has moved the the US Department of Energy’s Cray XK7 to the fourth spot on the list that rates these machines. This would make it the first time in nearly a two decades that it has been bumped down. The current top two…

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