"The most natural-sounding computerized voices—whether it’s Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa—still sound like, well, computers. Montreal-based start-up Lyrebird is looking to change that."
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New AI Tech Can Mimic Any Voice

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You’re the artist and explorer in these cutting-edge experiences, many of which you’ll find only at The Tech. Paint with real depth on a digital canvas like no other, unlock your creative potential by creating your own virtual worlds, fly like a bird above a majestic cityscape, and see life in a new way through social experiments in VR.
Youre the artist and explorer in these cuttingedge experiences many of which
"When they were 8 and 10, Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung had to choose who to send to space. The spacecraft the two constructed in their garage only had a payload big enough for one action figure. The sisters decided on Rey, the heroine of the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
When they were 8 and 10 Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung had to

Using technology to address gender bias in film | Google

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On Reboot Reality: “This won’t just be a place where people come in and experience new tech. It’s a place where people actually create with new technology and feel inspired to use their experience long after they leave.” Prinda Wanakule, The Tech. bit.ly/RRmed
On Reboot Reality This wont just be a place where people come
Ready? Set? Reboot Reality!
Today we’re proud to launch our newest exhibit: Reboot Reality, a digital experience lab where you’ll play and create with the latest VR, AR and mixed reality tech. Fly like a bird, make the world your canvas, sculpt a brand new creature or make a high-tech masterpiece. bit.ly/RRtTech
Ready Set Reboot Reality Today were proud to launch our newest exhibit
Three cheers for our corporate volunteers! This week we were visited by several groups including these volunteers from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Through our corporate group volunteer program, teams from two to 20 employees work our museum floor to interact and engage with young people in science, technology, engineering and math activities. Interested? Visit our website for more information....
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New at The Tech: Reboot Reality opens this Friday!

Create with new tech in this experimental space, which features one-of-a-kind immersive experiences in virtual reality and mixed reality.
New at The Tech: Reboot Reality opens this Friday
This summer, campers entering Grades 4 - 8 can get inside the mind of a crime scene investigator as they use lab equipment and cyber forensics to analyze samples and track traces of evidence, right here at the Tech. CSI: The Tech campers will case a mock crime scene, uncover clues and use their powers of deduction to solve a mystery at The Tech.

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Draw a building — then walk right through it! Creative possibilities are endless in virtual reality. Try it yourself in our new exhibit, Reboot Reality. Opens Friday, May 26!
Draw a building then walk right through it Creative possibilities are endless
Unlock new worlds at The Tech: Reboot Reality is officially opening next week! Come in and try the latest in VR and mixed reality. Here’s a sneak peek: bit.ly/RRmed
Unlock new worlds at The Tech Reboot Reality is officially opening next
"Hull had spent his nights and weekends developing a new device with which he could create small plastic objects. He did not know it yet, but he had become the father of the 3D printer, an invention that is now changing the way we create everything from toys to tools used in space to even human organs. "
Hull had spent his nights and weekends developing a new device with

The 3D printer, an invention of the 1980s that triumphs 30 years later - OpenMind

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This summer, campers entering Grades 4 - 8 can enter into realities of their own design, without leaving the Tech Museum. Virtual Reality campers will uncover the possibilities of Google Cardboard as they build virtual reality viewers, then use an experimental VR toolkit and Unity 3D to design their own immersive, interactive worlds on a mobile device.

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Photographer Peter Garritano set out to photograph "The Internet" and no, it's not a bunch of pictures of food and cats.
Photographer Peter Garritano set out to photograph The Internet and no its

What the Internet Actually Looks Like

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This Sunday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to noon is our Sensory Friendly Hours event. Special accommodations include lower audio volume on exhibits, quiet rooms with calm-down kits and a smaller crowd capacity. Our IMAX film “Humpback Whales” will be played at a lower volume at 11 a.m., tickets are first come, first served. Follow the link to read more and to buy your tickets at a discounted rate....
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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation went "Beyond the Lab" with our very own Anja Scholze, Ph.D. Anja helped create our interactive BioDesign Studio. Read on to find out what inspired her to become a scientist and researcher.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation went Beyond the Lab with our

Beyond the Lab: Anja Scholze, Ph.D.

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On Sunday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, we once again open our doors to guests and their children who are sensitive to overwhelming stimuli. Enjoy a morning at The Tech that includes volume and lighting adjustments, quiet rooms, smaller crowd capacity and more.

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On Sunday May 21 from 9 am to noon we once again
"IBM, and an independent carmaker called Local Motors are developing a self-driving, electric shuttle bus that combines artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and smartphone apps to serve people with vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive disabilities."
IBM and an independent carmaker called Local Motors are developing a selfdriving

This shuttle bus will serve people with vision, hearing, and physical impairments—and drive itself

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We’re cell-ebrating! This week, The Tech brought home a national honor for BioDesign Studio, an exhibit that won Silver in the MUSE awards for media and technology presented by the American Alliance of Museums. BioDesign Studio breaks down complicated bioengineering concepts in a fun, engaging way. #AAM2017
Were cellebrating This week The Tech brought home a national honor for
Is the Dustbuster one of your favorite household tools? You can thank NASA’s Technology Transfer Program for that piece of technology!
Is the Dustbuster one of your favorite household tools You can thank

10 Everyday Innovations That Came From NASA Research

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Join us this Saturday, May 13, for a closer look at the ethical implications of self-driving cars. We’re partnering with Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics for a free event at The Tech. We’ll explore the radical challenge autonomous vehicles pose to responsibility and decision-making, not just for crash scenarios but also everyday decisions that create or transfer...
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