By Andrew Nusca
Posting in Design
Face research for autism; New Orleans blight; General Motors design; high-speed rail; machine that teaches itself.
1.) A University of Victoria researcher develops computer games help autistic children read faces.
2.) New Orleans' new initiative: eliminate 10,000 blighted buildings in three years.
3.) GM global design leader Ed Welburn leads the biggest design team in the world.
4.) Yonah Freemark offers his take on Amtrak's 30-year, $117 billion high-speed rail vision.
5.) At Carnegie Mellon University, engineers develop a machine that teaches itself.
Oct 4, 2010
It is really hard to teach even high functioning autistics what a facial expression means. They can't lie and can't detect lies per se but they do know when someone has done something wrong to them. They will truly profit from a game that associates facial expression with a particular thought: happy, sad, Next they can work on getting them to understand authority figures.