A computer can learn to recognize, and respond intelligently to, users’ emotional state.
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A clever new approach could help monitor an incredibly complicated, increasingly automated system that thrives on secrecy.
Rethink Robotics’ new creation is easy to interact with, but the innovations behind the robot show just how hard it is to get along with people.
A new website is the start of a bold project to digitize America's cultural heritage.
Completely autonomous vehicles will remain a fantasy for years. Until they’re here, we need technology that enhances human drivers’ abilities rather than making those abilities increasingly obsolete.
By tracking moving objects, Volvo’s system could help prevent accidents.
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The smartphone revolution will include unprecedented surveillance by companies hoping to make money from user data.