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A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction
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A Psychological Approach to Human-Automation Interaction

Nathan Tenhundfeld established the Advanced Teaming, Technology, Automation, and Computing Lab at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study human-machine...

You Can Now Practice Firing Someone in VR
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You Can Now Practice Firing Someone in VR

Virtual reality workplace training provider Talespin has developed virtual characters to train people in soft management skills such as firing employees.    ...

U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs
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U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked the wages of 22 occupations that rely heavily on computer science and data analysis.

Summer Camps Use Facial Recognition So Parents Can Watch From Home
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Summer Camps Use Facial Recognition So Parents Can Watch From Home

Summer camps are using facial recognition technology to allow parents to see what their children are up to while they are away from home.

Robotic Cane Shown to Improve Stability in Walking
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Robotic Cane Shown to Improve Stability in Walking

By adding electronics and computation technology to a simple cane, a team of researchers at Columbia Engineering have transformed it into a robotic device that...

Tokyo Offers $1 Billion Research Grant for Human Augmentation, Cyborg Tech
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Tokyo Offers $1 Billion Research Grant for Human Augmentation, Cyborg Tech

The Japanese government will offer researchers in 25 areas up to $1 billion to develop ambitious human augmentation and cyborg technologies. 

How to Spot A Fake Smile? Ask A Computer
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How to Spot A Fake Smile? Ask A Computer

Researchers at the University of Bradford have developed computer software that can spot false facial expressions.

What Makes You Work Harder? Strap On a Sensor and Find Out
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What Makes You Work Harder? Strap On a Sensor and Find Out

Wearable technology is already used to enhance the performance and safety of workers in a number of fields, and white-collar professionals could be next.

Virtual Gaming Platform Targets Pharmacy Education
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Virtual Gaming Platform Targets Pharmacy Education

The SimPharm clinical pharmacology gaming platform aims to bridge the gap between classroom learning and patient care.

Robots Alone Can't Solve Amazon's Labor Woes
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Robots Alone Can't Solve Amazon's Labor Woes

As Amazon scrambles to automate its warehouses to boost efficiency, it's creating a new human-robot hybrid workforce.

How Electronic Skin Could Help People With Disabilities
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How Electronic Skin Could Help People With Disabilities

Researchers are developing wearable technology that could be used to control devices, receive information, and even register sensation.

AI Could Be 'Game Changer' for Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's
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AI Could Be 'Game Changer' for Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's

Researchers are using machine learning to assess and manage Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Behind the Magic: Making a 3D Animation From a Single Photo
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Behind the Magic: Making a 3D Animation From a Single Photo

Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a method for creating a human animation from a single photo.

Here Are the 40 Companies Computer Science Students Hope Will Hire Them
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Here Are the 40 Companies Computer Science Students Hope Will Hire Them

Employer branding specialist Universum has released its annual rankings of the most attractive employers in the U.S. for 2019.

Networking With Ghosts in the Machine . . . and Speaking Kettles
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Networking With Ghosts in the Machine . . . and Speaking Kettles

Researchers at Lancaster University conducted interviews with household objects as part of an experiment to understand users' relationship with the Internet of...

Research Center to Develop Technologies for the Differently Abled
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Research Center to Develop Technologies for the Differently Abled

Researchers are working on software that will help convert any English language video into sign language animations which could be deployed as teaching and learning...

Sensor-Packed Glove Learns Signatures of the Human Grasp
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Sensor-Packed Glove Learns Signatures of the Human Grasp

MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables a sensor-packed glove and deep convolutional neural networks to recognize objects through touch alone...

Crowdsourced Traffic Data Could Save Lives, Researchers Show
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Crowdsourced Traffic Data Could Save Lives, Researchers Show

Crowdsourced traffic data that reduces ambulance and emergency department treatment response times for crash patients could markedly save lives.

For People With Disabilities, Accessibility Tech's Still Not All It Could Be
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For People With Disabilities, Accessibility Tech's Still Not All It Could Be

More tech companies are stepping up efforts to make their products and services accessible for people with disabilities. But there's still more work to be done....

Socializing Robots
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Socializing Robots

Heather Knight's research is helping robots collaborate with humans more effectively, a goal of social robotics.
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