This unsettling DIY ‘skin’ interface will definitely end up on a sex robot

This unsettling DIY ‘skin’ interface will definitely end up on a sex robot

Welcome to the Mariana Trench of uncanny valleys. A team of researchers led by engineer Marc Teyssier recently developed a ‘human skin’ interface that allows you to control your phone by stroking, pinching, and tickling its fleshy backside. Called ‘Skin-On,’ the silicone-molded faux flesh was developed as a novel method of human-computer-interface. The idea, according…

Hating Comic Sans Is Not a Personality

Hating Comic Sans Is Not a Personality

Even the creator of the font thinks it’s a joke — but he’s tired of the tweets.ImageCreditCreditThe New York TimesVincent Connare, the creator of Comic Sans, has something to say about his Frankenstein-like font: “If you love Comic Sans you don’t know much about typography. And if you hate Comic Sans you need a new…

FTC sues over fake ads on Match.com

FTC sues over fake ads on Match.com

By Laura M. Holson Published 7:27 pm PDT, Thursday, September 26, 2019 Match Group owns Tinder, OkCupid and other dating sites in addition to Match.com. Match Group owns Tinder, OkCupid and other dating sites in addition to Match.com. Photo: Lionel Bonaventure / AFP / Getty Images Photo: Lionel Bonaventure / AFP / Getty Images Match Group…