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MIT Scientist Captures 90,000 Hours of Video of His Son’s First Words, Graphs It

Cognitive scientist Deb Roy blew the curve for Flip cam-packing proud pops. Since he and his wife brought their son home from the hospital, Roy has captured his every movement and word with a series of fisheye-lens cameras installed in every room. The purpose was to understand how we learn language.


Full Story: FastCompany

Posted at 8:19am and tagged with: panopticon, cognitive, internet of things, tech, technology,.

MIT Scientist Captures 90,000 Hours of Video of His Son’s First Words, Graphs It


Cognitive scientist Deb Roy blew the curve for Flip cam-packing proud pops. Since he and his wife brought their son home from the hospital, Roy has captured his every movement and word with a series of fisheye-lens cameras installed in every room. The purpose was to understand how we learn language.

Full Story: FastCompany
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    Wow! That’s a dedicated researcher! Curiosity inducing indeed…
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    The TED talk he did about this is amazing. http://www.ted.com/talks/deb_roy_the_birth_of_a_word.html
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