Instead of taking a final exam, a group of college students invented technology allowing quadriplegics to maneuver their wheelchairs easily and affordably…(read more)
Human-like robots have taken a big step toward becoming a reality.
Sophia, as she is called, has life-like skin called “Frubber” through which an electric current can be passed allowing the robot to mimic 62 facial and neck expressions….(read more)
The Good Country Index measures how much each of 125 countries contributes to the planet. Announced at the TEDSalon in Berlin, the Index features some unexpected winners — and even more surprising losers. (Sorry, USA.) – READ MORE
When a kid commits a crime, the US justice system has a choice: prosecute to the full extent of the law, or take a step back and ask if saddling young people with criminal records is the right thing to do every time. In this searching talk, Adam Foss, a prosecutor with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston, makes his case for a reformed justice system that replaces wrath with opportunity, changing people’s lives for the better instead of ruining them. (Read more)
This day honors those that have made huge sacrifices for the sake and the good of others as well as those who sacrifice their lives every day for us.
Ever feel like no one really understands you? Well “Pepper” could be about to change all that.
That’s because Pepper is actually a robot and touted as the world’s first with the ability to read emotions.
Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green. Click here to learn about the history of St. Patrick’s Day.
How do you know when your child or teen is telling you the truth? Being able to decipher truth from fiction is incredibly important for parents….(read more)
Knowing how to read and interpret microexpressions is an essential part of understanding nonverbal behavior and reading people. Here is my brief guide to understanding the microexpression…(read more)