The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)

Can a smartphone sense depression? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up. On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-affecting triggers. This story and more fun on today's 404 podcast!


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Can a smartphone sense depression ? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up.

On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-affecting triggers.

This story and more fun on today's 404 podcast!

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Ep. 990: Where we backpack cross country

Can a smartphone sense depression? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up. On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-effecting triggers. This story and more fun on today's 404 podcast!

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Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET. When he's not wading through Web gulch or challenging colleagues to typing tests, you can find him making fun of technology with Jeff Bakalar every afternoon on The 404 show.

 

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