Stanford University researchers are testing software that is meant to help autistic children with social cues. The Google Glass software reads the emotions on people’s faces, then tells the user what those emotions are. Early research is yielding positive results:
One of the museums I would love to revisit is the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Unfortunately it isn’t the most affordable trip from the UK, which is why a new online tour of the museum will be a welcome addition to Google Street View. Captured using tripod-mounted cameras, Street View trolley cameras and even drones, anyone with […]
2015 was eventful! [youtube id=”q7o7R5BgWDY&feature=youtu.be” width=”580″ height=”337″] The biggest events of the year were reflected in internet searches. Google brings us their annual montage of the things that happened, that we talked about, that we wanted to know more about, in 2015. Google trends in the UK for 2015http://Google trends in the UK for 2015.
Google Street View Car isn’t exactly built for speed. It’s better for slow, steady neighborhood rides while collecting 360-degree imagery of its surroundings (and, sometimes, Wi-Fi data!). So, how would it fare against a Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Black Series with 631 horsepower and a top speed of 196 miles per hour? [youtube id=”vi-ljpuEGnA” width=”580″ height=”337″] Simply put, […]
Some more funny and random headlines from around the world: Uzbek TV urges respect for parents: Uzbek state-run TV calls on people to be polite to their parents after the president’s daughter took to social media to criticise her mother. US psalm book sells for $14.2m: A tiny book of psalms from 1640 becomes the world’s most expensive printed […]
As if there weren’t enough anti-Apple adverts from companies like Samsung and Google, now Carlsberg is getting in on the game too. [youtube id=”Y3rNQ2pTyAY” width=”580″ height=”337″] The beer company released its first UK ad this week for Somersby cider, which pokes fun at all the fuss surrounding Apple product launches. In the video, dozens of people rush […]