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Augmented Reality, Gestures & The Human Element

Moritz v. Grotthuss, CEO of gestigon, has an articulate understanding of the state and challenges of AR technology.  “Over the past twelve months we’ve seen the first beta deliveries of augmented and virtual reality solutions,” Grotthus explained. 223 more words

Technology Of The Future

A Social Network Designed to Combat Depression | WIRED

SOCIAL NETWORKS ASPIRE to connect people, which is a noble but naive goal. When we uncritically accept connection as a good thing, we overlook difficult, important questions: Are some forms of virtual communication more nourishing than others? 189 more words


Mary Czerwinski

Research manager of  VIBE at Microsoft Research.

Webpage: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/marycz/

Dr. Czerwinski works at the Visualization and Interaction for Business and Entertainment (VIBE) research group where her research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, multitasking, and awareness systems for individuals and groups. 429 more words

Researcher Spotlight

A brief note on affective computing

Affective computing is topic I have been circling deeper into for a few years now, even getting my hands dirty at times, which is rare these days. 96 more words

Affective Computing

Picard, Affective Computing, Chapter 1

In this chapter Picard frames her discussion with what she—and most others—see as the two primary aspects of human emotion—the physical an the cognitive. Within—and across (as the distinctions between “physical” and “cognitive” are far from clear-cut)—these two aspects Picard explores particular features of human emotion (or “emotion theory”) she feels are important to consider in order to create genuinely affective computing, to give  computers “the ability to recognize, express, and ‘have’ emotions” (p. 262 more words