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engineering human-computer interaction

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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive

In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces.

By April 11, 2014

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By September 30, 2013

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Apple to lose key iPhone engineer

Greg Christie, who helped develop important features for the original iPhone, is leaving Apple later this year.

By April 9, 2014

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Apple engineer: We wanted to make a phone for 'normal people'

In an Apple v. Samsung patent case, an engineer who worked on the first iPhone's user interface talks the jury through the development of the device and Apple's steps to make it user-friendly.

By April 4, 2014

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Google's Kurzweil on teaching human language to computers

The noted inventor and futurist tells Singularity Hub that one of the challenges to language processing is teaching computers to process information in a hierarchical fashion, as mammals do.

By January 10, 2013

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Researchers mod computer to copycat human motions

Video conferencing helps connect people around the world, but it can also seem distant and cold. Can moving computers solve that problem?

By April 4, 2012

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MIT startup offers highly engineered dress socks

Humble dress socks get a high-tech overhaul thanks to advanced engineering and 3D knitting processes.

By June 27, 2013

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Free-software activists hope for detained engineer's freedom

Bassel Khartabil, a volunteer with copyright licensing nonprofit Creative Commons, was reportedly detained by the Syrian government on March 15.

By July 11, 2012

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Human brain has more switches than all computers on Earth

Researchers at Stanford develop a new imaging method that enables visualization in unprecedented detail of the myriad connections between nerve cells in the brain.

By November 17, 2010

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Google's Voice Search and the thirst for conversation

Google is in a pole position to make human-to-computer voice interaction mainstream. Google Glass is its high-profile test case.

By April 16, 2013