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empathy

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Boston Dynamics robots get 1980s movie montage

Some brilliant YouTube spark has cut footage of Boston Dynamics' humanoid robots performing feats of strength and agility to "Scarface (Push it to the Limit)."

By March 15, 2015

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Facebook updates standards to explain what it will remove

The social network updated its content guidelines to more clearly explain what is and isn't acceptable on its service, as it balances balance free speech with removal of offensive content.

By March 16, 2015

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Hawking: Stop being so aggressive, humans, or we're finished

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at London's Science Museum, famed physicist Stephen Hawking insists that humans must change their ways and dedicate more to space travel if we want to survive.

By February 20, 2015

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The day virtual reality made me cry

Clouds over Sidra is a wrenching look at a real life across the world, and it shows how emotional virtual experiences could become.

By February 12, 2015

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014

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Man calls and texts ex 21,807 times, admits stupidity

A French man is jailed after letting his forlorn feelings overwhelm his intelligence.

By September 5, 2014

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Secret's CEO says he can keep your secrets (Q&A)

Secret-keeper-in-chief David Byttow talks about why people love the app, why the definition of "secret" changes on the Internet, and whether people are jerks.

By August 29, 2014

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Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating

At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.

By August 9, 2014

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New CAPTCHA tests your empathy skills

A new kind of CAPTCHA tests your humanity — literally — by asking you to identify the "right" emotion in situations of civil rights violations.

By October 8, 2012

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Alleged Comcast customer service handbook: 'Take Control'

The release of a handbook purportedly given to customer-retention agents reveals an intense series of steps to stop customers from leaving.

By August 5, 2014