A design contest aimed at integrating human emotions with social networking has produced a concept device that looks nuttier than squirrel droppings.
A BlackBerry-sponsored design competition has produced the Empathy, a concept device that lets you see your contacts' emotional state. It also looks nuttier than squirrel droppings.
Fido might be yawning because he needs a nap, or he might just be showing his empathy, study suggests.
Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.
What kind of person would pay a vast sum of money for a virtual one-on-one with someone in touch with their kink? Other than a rich person, of course.
Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.
A project out of MIT called Sensory Fiction relays characters' emotions through networked sensors and actuators worn by the reader. Will future books be yet another wearable technology?
As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?
Snapchat's middle-finger salute in the aftermath of a massive security breach is par for the course in an industry with the attention span of a hamster.
AGNES, the Age Gain Now Empathy System, is designed to help people experience what it's like to be a 75-year-old with arthritis and diabetes.