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MIT Lab’s Social X-Ray Specs allow wearer to see another’s emotions


M.I.T.’s Media Lab has designed glasses that allow the wearer to pick up on subtle social cues that ordinary people can rarely recognize. Apparently, companies are already looking to rig up their sales teams with these glasses. Seems like this might be a tad invasive for a salesman to be using (or some lecher trying to pick up women in a bar), but it could certainly be a big help to those with autism….or to a spy.

Read a New Scientist article on the subject here

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