Face the Truth

Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have developed an algorithm that can detect micro-expressions imperceptible to the human eye, which can reveal emotions that usually remain hidden. Jeff and Anthony wonder if this might be the end of duplicity, and what that might mean for society.

Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have developed an algorithm that can detect micro-expressions imperceptible to the human eye, which can reveal emotions that usually remain hidden. Jeff and Anthony wonder if this might be the end of duplicity, and what that might mean for society.

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