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Furry Robots, Foldable Cars and More Innovations from MIT's Media Lab

Mood Meter

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Mood Meter

Walking through a lobby in the Media Lab, Paul Solman couldn't help but notice the large screen that's part of a project which aims to determine how happy you are.

"This is going to be evaluating my mood?" Solman asked.

"As you stand in front of it, we try to find a face," Eshan Hoque, a graduate student at the lab, answered. "When you are smiling, it draws a green blob on you with a smiley face. We just want to understand how the community behaves."

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