Mental Floss

You Read My Mind

David K. Israel

If scientists at the University of Cambridge are on the right path, your facial expressions will soon help a computer decide when to sell you a new product over the Internet. Your eye twitch or yawn might help detect boredom or tiredness as you sit behind the wheel of your car. Check out the article over at the BBC for the full story and if you happen to be passing through the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition next week, you could even help them train their computers by letting yourself be filmed.

Sounds like a YAWN of a good-time!