The Sensation of Touch and Romance Between Friends

While so much energy and progress has been put into recreating believable audio and visual media, the field of haptics remains relatively nascent. Jeff and Anthony look at the cutting edge of recreating the sensation of touch in a variety of technologies, and how it might impact the future. Then, what if the meet cute is a lie? New research indicates that relationships may start much more often as friendships than the current data reflects. Anthony and Jeff discuss the sparks of love.

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Haptics research: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/touch-sense-tech-haptics-prosthetics-digital

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