Writer/director Rian Johnson did an interview with The Wall Street Journal this week, discussing his favorite tech essentials that he uses both casually and professionally, including for the creation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In regards to the scripting process of The Last Jedi, Johnson said that he wrote the entire film on an air-gapped MacBook Air.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi official title via starwars.com An air-gapped computer is never connected to the internet, ensuring that the device is completely isolated from other, potentially non-secure networks. Johnson explained that this prevented secrets within The Last Jedi’s script from ever getting out, and he [...]
Nur etwas über drei Minuten ist der Action-Kurzfilm mit Dwayne Johnson lang, nichts weiter als Werbung für Siri. iPhone&iPad
Dwayne „The Rock“ Johnson today announced that he’s teamed up with Apple for a movie that co-stars Apple’s AI-based personal assistant, Siri.
According to the poster tweeted by Johnson, the movie is called „The ROCKxSIRI Dominate the Day.“ There are no details on how long the film is or what it’s about, but it apparently debuts tomorrow on Apple’s YouTube channel.
Based on the image, it appears to feature car chases, space travel, an alien fight, and a concert performance. In a Facebook post, Johnson calls it the „biggest, coolest, craziest, dopest, most over the top, funnest“ movie ever.
Microsoft and Johnson Controls today revealed a new product partnership in a smart thermostat called „GLAS.“ The thermostat has been built by Johnson Controls, the company that made the first electric thermostat, with Microsoft providing all of the internal software, including the ability for users to awake and control its functions with smart AI assistant Cortana (via The Verge).
In the announcement video, GLAS is showcased as having an aluminum edge that attaches the thermostat to a wall, as well as a translucent touchscreen display that will let users tap and swipe through different temperature and control settings. The video mentioned that GLAS will monitor [...]