Crave Ep. 114: Meet Zoe, a virtual talking head with emotions

A new virtual talking head can express emotions. You just know she'll cry tears of joy at her wedding led by a Jedi.

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Researchers at Cambridge University have created a virtual talking head that expresses emotions and someday might be your personal assistant and a shoulder to cry on. Scotland may pass a law allowing Jedi to officiate at weddings. And the Image Toaster prints pictures from the headlines on your toast, making breakfast a whole lot more enjoyable. This, and more, on Crave.

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