Mind-reading is a game with new Android app: Mashable reports on a new wireless device connected to an Android app that measures a user’s neural activity and pulse while one simultaneously plays a game or thinks about a variety of emotional stimuli. Cheap trick or useful tool for measuring concentration levels, say when telling the truth on the stand? Check out the video above.
Facial Recognition FAIL: With all the buzz around facial recognition technology, it’s important to remember that even the best of technology can fail. According to PopSci, one Massachusetts man found out the hard way when he was mistakenly accused of having a fake license, all for looking like another person with less than a stellar driving record.
3-D Not So Magical: Less than a week into its box office success, the final Harry Potter series installment is already proving what the movie industry has already known: 3-D isn’t selling to the crowds. Forbes reports that the 3-D version brought in an estimated 43% of total earnings, far below the target of 60%-70%, and other summer movies aren’t doing much better.