(Adriana Usero/The Washington Post)
Tech
The ‘soap opera effect,’ explained
If you’ve ever wondered why that action movie you loved in theaters looks different at home, video interpolation, better known as “the soap opera effect” might be the culprit.
Read More
Up next in Technology
promo
1:39
The ‘soap opera effect,’ explained
promo
2:34
Here’s how Apollo 11 forever changed how we watch TV
promo
5:34
You installed a browser extension. It's selling everything you do.
promo
2:33
Five things to know before you FaceApp your face
promo
5:31
How to spot manipulated video | The Fact Checker
promo
2:26
This is how Google's Chrome lets the cookies track you, imagined in real life
promo
1:16
Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online
promo
3:51
Inside the race to beat 'deepfakes' in 2020
promo
4:35
Your face is now your boarding pass. Here's why that should worry us.
promo
3:11
Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off iTunes, the app that started it all
promo
2:58
Pelosi videos manipulated to make her appear drunk are being shared on social media
promo
4:03
How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online
promo
4:46
Watch our headbanging earbuds test
promo
1:36
First look: Lenovo's new ThinkPad laptop with a foldable screen is a sign of things to come
promo
2:08
'We're not robots': Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco
promo
3:30
Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them.
promo
6:11
Police are using Amazon's facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried.
promo
5:02
10 things to know about Samsung's new folding phone, the Galaxy Fold
promo
3:43
This health app shares information with users' employers. Here's why that could be problematic.
promo
5:32
Is artificial intelligence, intelligent? How machine learning has developed.
promo
4:11
Understanding 8chan, the self-proclaimed 'darkest reaches of the internet'