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PSFK Picks: Top Five Stories Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Stories Of The Week
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Robots are becoming more and more human while the Japanese dine with owls.

by Sara Boboltz
  • 3 november 2013

Each week PSFK features many new and innovative apps. To highlight the some of the best, we’ve compiled a roundup of the most interesting and creative apps written about on the site these past seven days:

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In The Future, Your Best Friends Could Be Robots

According to The Curve Report, a number of young people could see robots taking over jobs and filling emotional voids in the future. The report says that 55% of Generation X and Y feels they could become empathetic toward robots.

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Customizable Lip Balm Developed By Ten-Year-Old Girl

Chloey Schriver launched a company that allows customers the ability to hand-pick ingredients of their lip balm, design the container, and come up with a name.

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Owl-Themed Cafes Let Patrons Dine With The Wild Birds [Pics]

Japan’s ‘fukurou’ cafes let visitors enjoy owl-themed food and beverages as they sit surrounded by owls, similar to the culture’s popular cat cafes.

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Will Google Glass Replace Music Stands For Classical Performers? [Video]

A Cornell professor is currently developing apps for Google Glass that would rid the orchestra pit of stands and sheet music — a revolutionary thought.

Mechanical Sculpture Puts On A Ballet With Rubber Ducks [Video]

Mechanical Sculpture Puts On A Ballet With Rubber Ducks [Video]

Commissioned by a company that designs specialty motors, British designer David Cranmer came up with an Arduino-powered display of dancing ducks.

 

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