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Human Factors Cast E058 - Weaponizing AI, Self-Driving Car Guidance, and Seat Disguises for Science

9/18/2017
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Today is September 18th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence -U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has introduced a new set of voluntary guidance for self-driving cars -Lack of ‘safeguards’ in Tesla's Autopilot contributed to fatal crash -Ford disguised a man as a car seat to research self-driving -Audi wants autonomous cars to run errands while you're at work COMMUNITY...

Duration: 01:03:09


Human Factors Cast E057 - Alexa's Got Skills, Equifax Hack, and Game Developer Tricks

9/11/2017
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Today is September 11th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. Alexa now responds to certain questions with skills that can help you when Alexa can’t A design flaw makes it easy to hack Siri & Alexa Equifax data leak could involve 143 million consumers U.S. House of Representatives passes new bipartisan self-driving car bill Game Developers Explain Some of Their Favorite Ways to Trick the Player COMMUNITY OUTREACH: -Are design schools...

Duration: 01:02:39


Human Factors Cast E056 - Caretaker Robots, Ubiquitous Voice Assistants, and Health Companion Apps

9/4/2017
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Today is September 4th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. Robot caregivers are saving the elderly from lives of loneliness Alexa and Cortana Are on Speaking Terms Going to the doctor is a pain. Can Silicon Valley help? Stop trying to kill the headphone jack COMMUNITY OUTREACH: -Newbie UX Designer - Portfolio Questions -Accepted to a UX Bootcamp, but not sure if I need it. Advice appreciated Follow us on LinkedIn:...

Duration: 01:04:55


Human Factors Cast E055 - Space Suits, Web Based Learning, and Blockchain Design

8/28/2017
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Today is August 28th, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Musk shows off SpaceX’s custom spacesuit -Amazon’s new education tool helps students become better writers -Why blockchain needs design -Use of BCI, virtual avatars could help with gait disabilities COMMUNITY OUTREACH: -How do you deal with being overwhelmed by all there is to learn and keep up to date with in the field of UX? #HFCast -I want to learn all I can about UX Design, are...

Duration: 00:51:55


Human Factors Cast E054 - Alexa Exoskeletons, Cell Data Laws, and Autonomous Wheelchairs

8/21/2017
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Today is August 21st, 2017 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff. -Alexa can now steer exoskeletons -Apple, FB, Google, & other tech giants tell the Supreme Court to protect cell phone data in a key upcoming case -Ford patents removable wheel & pedals for future autonomous cars -Self-driving wheelchairs debut in hospitals & airports COMMUNITY OUTREACH: How to improve user experience? Best mockup wireframe tools? What is your preferred survey app?...

Duration: 01:06:16


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

8/14/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:41:30


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

8/7/2017
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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

7/31/2017
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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

7/24/2017
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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

7/17/2017
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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

7/3/2017
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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

6/26/2017
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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

6/12/2017
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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

6/5/2017
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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

5/29/2017
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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

5/22/2017
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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

5/15/2017
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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

5/8/2017
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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

5/1/2017
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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

4/24/2017
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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

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