CAMERA SHOOTOUT: Samsung's new Galaxy S9 versus the best smartphone camera in the world, the Pixel 2

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 18, 2018 - 9:00am

pixel 2 xl vs s9 plus camera

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL had the best smartphone cameras ever when they were released in October 2017. 

But Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus phones are contending for that title in a serious way. 

What I've found after taking both the Pixel 2 XL and Galaxy S9 Plus for a photo shoot is that they each have their strengths, but they don't do everything superbly well. 

AI will soon write better novels than humans, according to a computer scientist

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 18, 2018 - 8:00am
  • Business Insider spoke with Bjorn Schuller, an expert and professor in machine intelligence. 
  • Schuller talked about what AI currently is good at when it comes to writing novels, particularly their ability to exploit and store entire databases of information.
  • He explains what AI needs to learn to be able to write novels, and how it could all happen within the next 10 years.


Read the full transcript below:

Oculus Go standalone VR headset rumored to launch at F8 developer conference

Submitted by The Verge on March 18, 2018 - 7:00am

Facebook is reportedly planning to launch its Oculus Go standalone virtual reality (VR) headset at the company’s F8 developer conference this year. Variety reports that the VR headset is likely to make its debut at F8 in May, alongside Facebook’s promise of “the biggest AR / VR news from Facebook to date.”

The 30 biggest stadiums in world sports, ranked by crowd capacity

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 18, 2018 - 6:57am

Sooner Stadium

The world is home to some truly gigantic sports venues, covering much-loved sports like football, soccer, and rugby.

To work out which stadium is king, we have collected official crowd capacity data from the venues to produce a power ranking based on their size as of March 2018.

When it comes to game day, it is fair to say these stadiums can become as heavily-populated as small cities.


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