Focus less on where value is shifting from and more on where value is shifting to.
IBM wants to teach robots to better understand and mimic human communication by using some of the artificial-intelligence techniques that emerged from its Watson project.
Divorce hurts kids’ math and social skills.
Kids of divorced parents often are more likely to suffer anxiety, stress and low self-esteem and fall behind their classmates in math and social skills, according to a new study.
Teens who spend a lot of time on social networking sites may be more well adjusted according to a study.
With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of beeping, buzzing devices and the incessant multitasking, say psychologists, and today’s digital kids may not be such a disaster after all.
Child Robot- CB2
The creators of the Child-robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2, say it’s slowly developing social skills by interacting with humans and watching their facial expressions, mimicking a mother-baby relationship. (Pics)
People using the “Conversation Clock”
Karrie Karahalios can show a child with Asperger’s Syndrome when he’s lost in a conversational riff or a taciturn spouse when he doesn’t speak very much.