On (most) Fridays I post here a roundup of interesting things I’ve read and/or posted on social media since my last roundup, generally stories about emerging technologies, experiential activations, interactive art, advances in scientific research, and other things I find interesting.
Featured Image: Taylor Herring

MIT researchers created a wearable device can ‘hear’ the words you say in your head:

Image: Lorrie Lejeune/MIT

Dolby Laboratories researchers have created AI sensors that can read facial micromovements to see through anyone’s ‘poker face’:

Image: Pixabay

‘Lazy hackers’ are using automated attack tools to find and hijack vulnerable servers with minimal human intervention:

Image: Shutterstock

Now TV, which streams WestWorld in the UK, created an eerily lifelike android named Fred and sent him to a pub to promote season 2 of the show:

Image: Now TV

New garbage sorting robots are reshaping one of the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs:

Image: ZenRobotics

Researchers in Singapore created a robot that can assemble an IKEA chair:

Image: NTU

Driverless cars won’t happen without tons of data but Tesla and Waymo have a big head start over traditional carmakers:

Image: William Joel

UMD researchers developed machine learning that has an ‘amazing’ ability to predict the ‘butterfly effect’ of chaotic systems:

Image: DVDP for Quanta Magazine/iStock

A UK company is developing the world’s first 100% hydrogen combustion truck:

Image: ULEMCo

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