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Barbara Stefanics

BBC - Future - Technology - Will men and machines merge? - 1 views

    "Will men and machines merge?"
Barbara Stefanics

Surge in 'digital dementia' - Telegraph - 0 views

    "Doctors in South Korea are reporting a surge in "digital dementia" among young people who have become so reliant on electronic devices that they can no longer remember everyday details like their phone numbers."
Mark Brookes

A demonstration of "Laundroid," the world's first automated laundry-folding robot - You... - 1 views

    Good use of image recognition etc. to solve a simple problem. Good for discussions on how far we take automation.
Madeline Brownstone

How Uber Uses Psychological Tricks to Push Its Drivers' Buttons - 1 views

    "To keep drivers on the road, the company has exploited some people's tendency to set earnings goals - alerting them that they are ever so close to hitting a precious target when they try to log off. It has even concocted an algorithm similar to a Netflix feature that automatically loads the next program, which many experts believe encourages binge-watching. In Uber's case, this means sending drivers their next fare opportunity before their current ride is even over. And most of this happens without giving off a whiff of coercion. "We show drivers areas of high demand or incentivize them to drive more," said Michael Amodeo, an Uber spokesman. "But any driver can stop work literally at the tap of a button - the decision whether or not to drive is 100 percent theirs.""

Google gets driverless licence - 0 views

    Driverless cars will soon be a reality on the roads of Nevada after the state approved America's first self-driven vehicle licence. The first to hit the highway will be a Toyota Prius modified by search firm Google, which is leading the way in driverless car technology.
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