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Smartphone App Gauges Mood Of User
2012-12-04 13:46:28

A team of engineers will debut a new smartphone app at the 2012 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology that gauges human feelings via speech patterns.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.