Our minds on media.

Musings on the effects of media on cognition.

Hey, Kid, I’m a Computer.

Stop all the downloadin’! Okay, sorry for the Fensler Joe reference—it’s been on my mind lately. But it may not be long before you need to look out for being conned by a machine. Aside from some strange footage of a CGI person, this article over at Cognitive Daily discusses research that shows how people can be fooled by machines. The most effective method?—when the machine simply imitates a human.

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