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Your sixth sense coming soon

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Two brilliant innovators from MIT demonstrate a future where the power of the web and data can play a role in our daily, real world interactions. Their project, Sixth Sense, offers to help us make better decisions and create much deeper connections.

Ever meet someone at cocktail party who seems familiar but you just can't place them? Ever wish you could just freeze the situation long enough to Google them? Maybe you've wished that you could tap the power of your social network while shopping the aisles of the grocery store in an effort to find the best of the 20 BBQ sauces offered? Well, MIT's Pranav Mistry and Pattie Maes have have asked these questions as well and with the introduction of their Sixth Sense have begun to demonstrate how the power of data and the network can be seamlessly integrated into our daily interactions. Enjoy this stunning video from the TED, the premiere conferences for ideas.

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