High Tech Specs May Change The Way We See The World

Imagine glasses that can read body language and offer suggestions about how you should respond, or goggles which can scan faces and call up criminal databases to find a real time match. These snazzy high tech specs aren't just science fiction props anymore, and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are sure that their "social x-ray specs" are going to find a multitude of uses in society, from communicating more effectively with Autistic people to becoming human lie detectors and much more. Read all about it at NewScientist.


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And certain people will become pariahs of society because their database information was wrong. Oh wait, the government does not make any mistakes, my bad.

(BTW, the terrorist watch list already has more than a million people on it.)
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