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April 25, 2017

Human Factors Cast E039 - Build Your Own Episode

Today is April 17th, 2017 and it's an all new Hu…

Today is April 17th, 2017  and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome with Blake Arnsdorff, and Mia Jaramillo.

-MasterCard trials biometric bankcard with embedded fingerprint reader
-Facebook is building a brain-computer interface
-Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform
-MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language
-Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses
-Amazon Lex, the technology behind Alexa, opens up to developers
-Eerie tech promises to copy anyone's voice from just 1 minute of audio
-Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into artificial intelligence systems
-25 is 'golden age' for the ability to make random choices: At their peak, humans outcompete many computer algorithms in generating seemingly random patterns


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Mia Jaramillo

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Specialties: Human Factors, HCI/HSI/CHI/MMI/MCI/UX/UI, COREL Draw, Balsamiq, user interface design, Visio, interface design, wireframes, fluent in english and spanish, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, problem solving, research, SPSS, translation, ergonomic package in CATIA