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Because a robot isn’t enough. You need an emotional robot.

By OZY Editors

Here are some of our favorite tech pieces from our friends over at CNN, focusing on everything from a ”smart” football helmet to Pepper, the emotional robot. 

  • “Smart” football helmet may help detect concussions – ”For years, the protocol for treating possible concussions on a football field has been this: After a player takes a hard hit to the head, a coach or trainer examines him to assess the severity of the impact and his readiness to return to the field. But a visual inspection only reveals so much. What if there were data that could help detect concussions in real time? Now there are.” Click here for more

  • Meet Pepper, the emotional robot – “When someone is being stiff and acting emotionless, we may have to quit calling them a robot. Softbank, a Japanese Internet and telecommunications company, introduced the world Thursday to Pepper, a robot designed to read, and respond to, its user’s mood. ”People may look back 100 years later, or 200 years later (and say) that was a historic moment we are having today,” said Masayoshi Son, Softbank’s CEO.” Click here for more. 

  • Cousteau grandson living 31 days undersea – “Could we one day live underwater? Ask Fabien Cousteau – a month from now. Cousteau, grandson of underwater explore Jacques-Yves Cousteau, is spending the rest of June in Aquarius, the world’s only underwater marine lab, 63 feet below the ocean’s surface near Key Largo, Florida.”  Click here for more. 


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