14 05, 2020

Predictive Text Is Changing, Not Just Predicting, What We Write (Cool Weird Awesome 298)

By |2020-05-14T07:47:16-04:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

A new Harvard study finds those systems that suggest words to us when we type on our smartphones are actually shaping the way we write sentences and messages. The new app Drive + Listen can take you on the most realistic virtual road trip of our time.

31 07, 2019

Depression-Detecting AI Is Much More Than A Virtual Mood Ring (Cool Weird Awesome 95)

By |2019-07-31T13:34:40-04:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Someday, smart speakers might be able to sound off if we don’t sound quite ourselves. Researchers at the University of Alberta have been working on a way for AI to detect depression through voice recordings.