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Computer Computer Interaction

Last year the Cornell Creative Machine Lab created a system where two chatbots, machines designed to emulate the conversational abilities of humans, engaged in a “conversation” with each other. The result, visualized as an animation with avatars, was a fantastic, if vaguely absurd, example of two computers interacting with each other. But what does it […]

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Share Happy

This is interesting… an ice cream vending machine that’s smile-activated. The system recognizes a user’s facial expression and, if they’re smiling, rewards them with free ice cream. It’s a great example of creatively using advanced technology for a brand-relevant experience. Created for Unilever (who own the brands Ben & Jerry’s, Good Humor, Breyers and Klondike), […]