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Why Ray Tracing On Nvidia’s New GPUs Is So Exciting

Why Ray Tracing On Nvidia’s New GPUs Is So Exciting

Nvidia recently announced new high-end graphics cards with an RTX designation attached to the model numbers—that RTX indicates the card’s enhanced ray tracing abilities, which could bring a whole new level of realism to games. Here’s what you need to know about ray tracing and how it’s going to feature…

Deepfake Videos Are Getting Impossibly Good

Deepfake Videos Are Getting Impossibly Good

Fake news sucks, and as those eerily accurate videos of a lip-synced Barack Obama demonstrated last year, it’s soon going to get a hell of a lot worse. As a newly revealed video-manipulation system shows, super-realistic fake videos are improving faster than some of us thought possible.

These Hyper-Realistic Squishy CG Heads Are Really Freaking Me Out

These Hyper-Realistic Squishy CG Heads Are Really Freaking Me Out

Video: Looking for a creepy and unsettling way to start your morning? No? Well, too bad, you probably shouldn’t have clicked on this story because the hyper-realistic CG experiments in Simon Christoph Krenn’s short film, Parasitic Endeavours, are going to leave you feeling a little disturbed.