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Spotify May Play Music to Your Heart Rate

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January 20, 2014
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The online music service and app, 'Spotify', may use sensors to measure users' heart rates to select appropriate music. The goal is to automatically generate playlists without user interaction based on activities like running or driving, and possibly even sleeping. Andrew Dymburt (@CantPinTheDym) has more.


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Japanese Robotic Cat Tail Reads Human Heart Beat

Japanese Robotic Cat Tail Reads Human Heart Beat

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"Driver-Less" Future

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