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No Hands! Gadget Taps Brain Waves for Netflix Picks

Credit: NetflixOpenSource/YouTube Netflix engineers recently developed a mind-control gadget that could use your brain to help you browse the streaming service. As part of Netflix’s hackathon in January, which challenged employees to come up with an innovative project in 24 hours that was aimed at improving the Netflix experience in some way, a group of …

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Smartwatches know you’re getting a cold days before you feel ill

Once we had palm-reading, now we have smartwatches. Wearable tech can now detect when you’re about to fall ill, simply by tracking your vital signs. Michael Snyder at Stanford University in California experienced this first-hand last year. For over a year he had been wearing seven sensors to test their reliability when suddenly they began …

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