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Human Factors Cast E053 - Telephone Numbers, VR Crime Scenes, and Disney's Robots

8/15/2017
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Today is August 14th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -HOW YOUR PHONE NUMBER BECAME THE ONLY USERNAME THAT MATTERS -Blizzard and DeepMind turn StarCraft II into an AI research lab -Startup Neurable Unveils the World's First Brain-Controlled VR Game -VR robots could help teleport juries to crime scenes -Robots to replace Disneyland Actors COMMUNITY OUTREACH: How/what can we design for less developed countries to help them get to where we...

Duration: 00:41:30


Human Factors Cast E052 - Darpa's BS Detector, Hyperloop, and All Controller

8/8/2017
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Today is August 7th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff and Woodrow Gustafson. -Darpa Wants to Build a BS Detector for Science -The All Controller controls all your consoles -Hyperloop One's passenger pod takes its first ride -Facebook engineers panic, pull plug on AI after bots develop their own language -What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers? IT CAME FROM REDDIT: Request from stakeholder to conduct some user interviews internally...

Duration: 00:58:32


Human Factors Cast E051 - Boring Elevators, Disney's Facial Recognition, and Smart Guns

8/1/2017
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Today is July 31st, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first working car elevator -Disney Is Building Facial Recognition to Figure Out When You'll Laugh During Toy Story 5 -Disney plans to make augmented reality a shared experience -Take On Me' app turns your home into an '80s music video -House lawmakers just took the next step toward allowing more self-driving cars on U.S. roads -$15...

Duration: 01:02:44


Human Factors Cast E050 - Our Very Heavy VR Themed Special

7/25/2017
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Today is July 24th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Google Glass is officially back with a clearer vision -In a fragmented VR market, one company wants to unite them all -This ‘shape-display’ robot follows your hand and simulates the surface you’re touching in VR -How Dungeons &; Dragons' New App Will Make Role-Playing Easier Than Ever -Low-Cost Pliable Materials Transform Glove Into Sign-to-Text Machine IT CAME FROM REDDIT: Will...

Duration: 00:52:44


Human Factors Cast E049 - Delivery Bots, Third Thumbs, and Futurist Stairs

7/18/2017
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Today is July 17th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Want to Stop Distracted Driving? Start by Figuring Out How People Really Drive -How L’Oréal is using VR to make decisions in its New York HQ -Photobucket's 'ransom demand' is a masterclass in how not to treat your users -Ohio is now the fifth U.S. state to permit delivery robots on sidewalks -‘The Third Thumb’ is for all the times two just aren’t enough -Brilliant Staircase Design...

Duration: 00:53:53


Human Factors Cast E048 - Brain Interface Ethics, 180 VR, Internet Drones

7/4/2017
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Today is July 3rd, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows -YouTube's VR180 solves some of VR's biggest problems - by chopping it in half -Facebook may finally have to compromise its user experience in order to keep growing -Facebook’s internet-beaming drone completed its second test flight and landed ‘perfectly’ -Who is responsible if a brain-controlled robot drops a baby?...

Duration: 00:54:51


Human Factors Cast E047 - Self-driving Car Legislation, VR Biking, and Colonoscopy Robots

6/27/2017
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Today is June 26th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Senators reveal plans for national self-driving car legislation -RE2 is making bomb-defusing robots as intuitive to control as your own hands -A tiny sensor turns any stationary bike into a VR workout machine -A Colonoscopy Robot and Other Weird Biomedical Tech From IEEE's Biggest Robotics Conference -A Navy Destroyer Collided With a Container Ship—Here's What Likely Happened IT CAME...

Duration: 00:42:42


Human Factors Cast E046 - Brain Computer Interfaces, Social Media Data, and How we Move

6/13/2017
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Today is June 5th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Director of Typing-by-Brain Project Discusses How Facebook Will Get Inside Your Head -Facebook's new maps will help responders during natural disasters -Your Car's Tires Could Soon Know When Roads Are Wet and Slippery Before You Do -In-Person Requests Are More Effective Than Electronic Ones -Study: This virtual reality simulation could reduce fear of death -What makes a movement feel...

Duration: 01:00:35


Human Factors Cast E045 - AI Health Revolution, Robot Arms, and Data Visualization

6/6/2017
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Today is June 5th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -FDA Assembles Team to Oversee AI Revolution in Health -Google Sheets now uses machine learning to help you visualize your data -This is how a self-driving car ‘sees’ the road -How Have I Lived My Whole Life Without an Extra Pair of Robot Arms? -This Robotic Exosuit Could Turn You Into a Super Athlete -This site estimates how likely you are to lose your job to robots IT CAME FROM...

Duration: 00:52:38


Human Factors Cast E044 - Health Monitoring Wearables, Design Trends, and Robocops

5/30/2017
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Today is May 29th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Wearable Devices Communicate Vital Brain Activity Information -Fitness trackers accurately measure heart rate but not calories burned -Change at work linked to employee stress, distrust and intent to quit -3 Innovations In The Safety Industry Happening Right Now -The "Goldilocks" Level of Teen Screen Use -8 graphic design trends for 2017 -This app uses artificial intelligence to turn...

Duration: 00:55:45


Human Factors Cast E043 - Transportation Safety, Exoskeletons, and Digital Geneva Conventions

5/23/2017
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Today is May 22nd, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Safety Benefits of Highway Infrastructure Investments -New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost -WannaCry Update: Microsoft Pushes a Digital Geneva Convention -Researchers look to boost crowdsourced brainstorming: Online module designed to accompany study -Amazon to bring opt-in notifications to Alexa -Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't -Fidget Toys...

Duration: 00:58:53


Human Factors Cast E042 - Robohealth, Home Sensors, and CHI 2017

5/16/2017
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Today is May 15th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff and Elyse Hallett. -Latest PLA Safety Campaign Targets Human Error | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide -Blind runners are finding their own way thanks to new sonic tech -CHI 2017: Interesting Interfaces -CHI 2017: Virtual Reality -Study: VR twice as effective as morphine at treating pain -Apple’s Watch can detect an abnormal heart rhythm with 97% accuracy, UCSF study says -Neural network...

Duration: 01:02:17


Human Factors Cast E041 - Space Robots, Touch Interfaces, and Cyber Scams

5/9/2017
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Today is May 8th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Astrobee: The Adorable Little Robot That’ll Soon Jet Around the ISS -Veo Robotics gives industrial robots a sixth sense for safely working around people -Language shapes how the brain perceives time -As scientists take to Twitter, study shows power of 'visual abstract' graphics: Number of people clicking to read research papers nearly tripled in carefully controlled trial -Amazon's...

Duration: 00:51:03


Human Factors Cast E040 - I Smell Algorithmic Bias Afoot

5/2/2017
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Today is May 1st, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ -FaceApp apologizes for building a racist AI -DARPA Wants to Hack Your Brain to Make You Learn Faster -Drunk man may have started the robot uprising -Movie research results: Multitasking overloads the brain: The brain works most efficiently when it can focus on a single task for a longer period of time -Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your...

Duration: 00:48:24


Human Factors Cast E039 - Build Your Own Episode

4/25/2017
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Today is April 17th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff, and Mia Jaramillo. -MasterCard trials biometric bankcard with embedded fingerprint reader -Facebook is building a brain-computer interface -Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform -MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language -Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses -Amazon Lex, the technology behind...

Duration: 00:49:48


Human Factors Cast E038 - Nick and Blake Mansplain the Bra

4/18/2017
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Today is April 17th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -GM plans to deploy hundreds of autonomous vehicles across the country for testing -Cadillac’s Answer to a Self-Driving Puzzle: Shoving a Camera in Your Face -Air Force tests air-to-ground strikes with an autonomous F-16 wingman -AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors -Algorithms can now exploit models and measures of human perception to generate scatterplot...

Duration: 00:49:59


Human Factors Cast E037 - Now 100% More Spicy!

4/11/2017
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Today is April 10th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Daimler and Bosch: fully autonomous cars within 5 years -Mercedes Promises Self-Driving Taxis in Just Three Years -Driverless pods begin ferrying the public around Greenwich -Waze's traffic data could help emergency services save lives -Disney Could Go Westworld With New Patent Filing for Soft 'Humanoid' Robots -High school junior launches TagDat, an emoji-based local reviews app...

Duration: 00:58:02


Human Factors Cast E036 - Blake, we need a title!

4/4/2017
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Today is April 3rd, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. -Windows Creators Update Is Full of Neat Tricks You'll Never Use -Congress Just Gave Internet Providers the Green Light to Sell Your Browsing History Without Consent -You Can Now Beg for Money on Facebook -Man with quadriplegia employs brian interface to move again -Twitter will no longer count @-names in replies as part of its 140 character limit -Facebook opens 360 livestreaming to...

Duration: 00:48:33


Human Factors Cast E035 - Epic Shoulderpieces of Flirting +1

3/29/2017
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Today is March 28th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff and Mia Jaramillo. -Sting Operation Reveals Science's Insane Fake News Problem http://gizmodo.com/sting-operation-reveals-sciences-insane-fake-news-probl-1793523135 -Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/23/walmarts-vuvu-app-now-converts-your-physical-movies-to-digital-for-2-each/?ncid=rss -Hackers try to extort...

Duration: 00:55:49


Human Factors Cast E033 - SkAInet

3/15/2017
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Today is March 14th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -CIA’s hacking technique -Taser’s nightmare surveillance -More jobs for drone pilots -Airbus’ flying pod -Technology is a behavior problem -Airbnb wants community, not AI -Hamburger flipping robot -Facebook’s plan for sharing VR -Uptime, social youtube experience -Official D&D app -SMS from the past -Android iPhone case Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/HFactorsPodcast...

Duration: 00:59:54

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