Can using the wrong word cripple the future of embodied AI? The word ‘robot’ is from the Slavic robota, meaning forced laborer. It was originally coined to refer to the serfs of 19th century eastern Europe. The term was
The last 50 years has seen an astonishing series of great leaps forward in the Behavioral, Cognitive and Information Sciences. But the Popular World doesn’t seem to have gotten any of the memos. Too many people are struggling to get
James Pennebaker Symposium Interview from Faculty Innovation Center. Because more people than ever are signing up for degree programs, Pennebaker has been able to fund experimental testing regimes and pay Teaching Assistants to craft really good questions. People who don’t
A KEY-ENABLER FOR HIGH VALUE ‘TEXTILE-TO-TEXTILE’ RECYCLING IS ON ITS WAY TO THE MARKET: Funding of EUR 3.5 million (3.9M US) will push the textile sorting machine, FIBERSORT, to market, enabling a closed loop textiles industry. After years of development,
Project 2021 at the University of Texas-Austin: On Building a 21st Century Educational Infrastructure in 5 Years from Arizona State University on Vimeo.
The right portion of the supramarginal gyrus appears to play a central role in controlling our empathy towards other people. When this structure isn’t working properly or when we have to make very quick judgments, our empathy becomes severely limited.
Documentary [ TRAILER ] “There’s anonymity,” says Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, “and then there’s real names and in the middle somewhere there’s pseudonymity — where you have a pseudonym, but it’s a stable identity and you are willing to stand behind