New Fujifilm X-Pro3 leaks for improved autofocus and HDR shooting

To quell rumors on the Internet, Fujifilm introduced us to the X-Pro3 at the company's X Summit, which took place in Tokyo this September. Fujifilm even told us when the official announcement will be made, and the countdown clock ran on October 23. What we did not know then were the internal specifications, but a reliable and productive camera dump …

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Adam Savage on Cosplay, Fandom and Comic Cons

Adam Savage knows how to enter an entrance – even if you do not know it. The creator and former star of Mythbusters has become a notion in the cosplay community for his "Incognito Cosplay". He recently met the New York Comic Con (19459003) to debut his latest build, and came to the io9 studio to tell us all about …

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Researchers use AI to detect herring swarms based on acoustic data

Tracking the health of underwater species is crucial to understanding the impact of climate change on marine ecosystems. Unfortunately, this is a time consuming process. Biologists conduct studies with echo sounders that use sonar to determine water and object depth, and manually interpret the resulting 2D echograms. These interpretations are often error-prone and require expensive software like Echoview. Fortunately, a …

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