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Crave Ep. 172: Google Glass app detects age, gender, mood

Why speak to people to find out how they're doing when you can just use ​facial-recognition software? And if that doesn't work out, try watching goldfish play Street Fighter.

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Google Glass app detects age, gender, mood, Ep. 172

This week on Crave, we teach digital toddlers how to read, watch two goldfish fight to the virtual death, try out some Google Glass facial-recognition, mood-detecting, age-guessing technology, and take comfort in knowing that our fake noPhone is safely in our hands, filling the void.

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The 404 Show 1,543: Apple's invite has our minds in the gutter (podcast)

Bridget Carey joins us to talk all about living rocks, Disney's drone dreams, and the truth about Hello Kitty.

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The world wants a bigger iPhone and big smartphones in general

The launch of a bigger iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet are just days away, and multiple surveys say supersized phone screens are exactly what the public craves.

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'ArtLifting' site uplifts the homeless by selling their art

An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.

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Modern magic: World's first 3D-printed castle

A man in Minnesota built a 3D printer and used it to make a beautiful castle rise from the earth layer by layer. There's no dragon -- yet.

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10 ways the Internet overanalyzed Apple's invitation

Apple's September 9 invitation is out, and as the yearly tradition follows, some people took to analyzing the invitation. In some cases, folks of the Internet took it too far.

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'Doctor Who' set to officially become a blockhead

BBC teams up with Microsoft to bring "Blocktor Who," a "Doctor Who"-themed Minecraft expansion to the Xbox 360 next month.

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Hello Kitty might be cute, just don't all her a cat.

Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

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Crazy CIA spy tech from the '50s, '60s, and '70s

Crazy spy gadgets aren't just limited to Batman and 007. The CIA houses in its museum all kinds of wacky knick-knacks and gizmos, some of which were just too silly for use.

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BioShock releases on iOS

2K Games' critically acclaimed 2007 first-person shooter has launched for iPhone and iPad.

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Dyson video teases mystery tech

It looks like Dyson is gearing up to release a fancy new product onto the market. Whatever could it be?

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