Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"I wanted to build a system that is capable of carrying out social behaviours for humans"

"Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? Then a Japanese scientist has the answer -- a pair of digital eyes that can express delight and anger, or even feign boredom."

"As the service sector grows and becomes more sophisticated, it becomes increasingly important that we behave by showing understanding to others," he said. "That requires us to behave differently from our true feelings." Such "emotional labour" has caused some people to become deeply conflicted and develop emotional illnesses, Osawa said, adding that his technology could eventually help them.


Barcelona: The tourist are coming, the tourist are coming, and coming and coming...


ricpic said...

I visited Barthelona and all you have to do is go one block, ONE BLOCK off the tourist route and you're walking down peaceful apartment house lined streets, sorta like the Bronx circa 1960.

Chip Ahoy said...

Barthelona ha.

We already invented those glasses a long time ago.