Best Tech Stories around the web #212

This week: Lenovo introduces a new augmented reality system, the Japanese railway company unveils Alfa-X its new Shinkansen, Nike launches a new augmented reality function to measure your shoe size, a text-generating AI completes your sentences, and C2 Montréal starts on May 22, 2019.

INNOVATION

Lenovo targets Hololens with ThinkReality enterprise augmented reality headset by digitaltrends.com

Your first augmented reality work helmet might be made by Lenovo. Read more

World's Fastest Bullet Train Starts High-Speed Tests by blommerg.com

Japan is pushing the limits of rail travel as it begins testing the fastest-ever shinkansen bullet train, capable of speeds of as much as 400 kilometers (249 miles) per hour. Read more

DESIGN

With new Nike Fit technology, Nike calls itself a tech company by tedcrunch.com

This summer, Nike will introduce Nike Fit, a foot-scanning solution designed to find every person’s best fit. Conceptually, Nike Fit falls somewhere between “why would we reinvent the wheel” and “we don’t even need that wheel.” Read more

QUERKY

Use this cutting-edge AI text generator to write stories, poems, news articles, and more by theverge.com

TalkToTransformer.com offers an accessible version of OpenAI’s text generator. Read more

EVENT

C2 Montréal – May 22-24, 2019

C2 brings together Commerce and Creativity to explore trends, opportunities, disruptions and major shifts on the horizon. Every year, this is where more than 6,500 decision makers and creative minds unite to collectively shape, experience, and challenge the future of business. The theme of C2 Montréal 2019: TOMORROW. Read more