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SociBot mirrors faces for uncanny teleconferences

This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.

By April 7, 2014

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The 404 1,344: Where we seem to have an invisible touch (podcast)

Violence erupts over GTA V release in North London, using a disembodied finger to unlock the Apple iPhone 5S, McAfee's list of the most dangerous celebrities to search on the Internet, and how to spot a pair of counterfeit Beats by Dre headphones.

By September 17, 2013

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Ep. 1344: Where we seem to have an invisible touch

Violence erupts over GTA V release in North London, using a disembodied finger to unlock the Apple iPhone 5S, Mcafee's list of the most dangerous celebrities to search on the Internet, and how to spot a pair of counterfeit Beats by Dre headphones.

By September 17, 2013

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What does Siri look like? See for yourself

3D-printing marketplace Shapeways unveils the winners of a contest to visualize the iPhone's disembodied assistant Siri.

By March 1, 2012

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Turn your netbook into a robot with Oculus wheelie kit

If, like us, you dream of roaming the streets as a disembodied face on a screen, you'll be just as excited by the arrival of Oculus.

By January 19, 2012

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This week in Crave: The true-confessions edition

This week brought a terrifying disembodied robobaby, three new WebOS devices from HP, and an iPhone app for the penitent.

By February 12, 2011

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New XPrize: Can an AI project get a standing ovation at TED?

The challenge: Come up with an artificial intelligence project that by itself can come up with a TED talk so good it gets a standing ovation.

By March 20, 2014

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Popcorn-wafting Poptopia may be first scented mobile game

Pop Secret launches an iOS game with a popcorn-scent-emitting dongle. Is this the world's first smell-enhanced mobile game?

By December 10, 2013

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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The game I'm playing all weekend: Leo's Fortune

With its stunning visuals and compelling plot, this remarkable game (currently for iOS only) joins the ranks of classic platformers like Limbo and The Cave.

By April 30, 2014