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Kinect to watch your emotions and serve up ads

Jacob Aaron New Scientist Online adverts are already tailored to your search and browsing history, but now Microsoft has plans to add emotions to the mix. In a recently revealed patent application the company suggests that using its Kinect sensor … Continue reading

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TEDxLausanne – Steve Edge – What goes around, comes around

Steve Edge TED While dealing with our challenges requires a great deal of serious thinking, it is refreshing that, in these complex and troubling times, there are people around injecting a strong dose of craziness and humor into the mix. … Continue reading

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The politics of uncertainty

Jason J. Blackstock CIGI Governance is a word on everyone’s lips these days, and for good reason. Global governance is certainly not getting any easier, with destructive financial ripples, inscrutable oil prices, surging food costs, and unsettling national uprisings. These … Continue reading

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Prototype headphones detect which ear they are in

Source: BBC News Prototype headphones which can tell which ear they are in have been developed by Japanese researchers. The earphones use proximity sensors to detect if they are in the right or left ear in order to play the … Continue reading

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Chinese herb mix may cool hot flashes a bit

Source: Reuters A mix of certain traditional Chinese herbs thought to have weak estrogen-like activity might help ease menopausal hot flashes, a small clinical trial suggests. But the herbal mix, dubbed Jiawei Qing’e Fang, is not widely available. And while … Continue reading

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