With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You’re Thinking

Singularity Hub A handful of companies are developing algorithms that can read the human emotions behind nuanced and fleeting facial expressions to maximize advertising and market research campaigns. […]Companies building the emotion-detecting algorithms include California-based Emotient, which released its product… Continue Reading

‘Sorry, Dave, I can’t let you do that’: Robots learn, network without humans

rt.com A World Wide Web for robots just got more real as scientists ready to demo a project four years in the making: a cloud-based hive mind for robots to upload and download information and learn new tasks from each… Continue Reading

Partisan divide over evolution widens, study shows

AL.com A third of Americans don’t believe in evolution, according to a Pew Research poll, while about 60 percent believe that humans evolved over time. Those numbers haven’t changed much since Pew Research last asked the question in 2009. But… Continue Reading