Input Magazine: The adorable love story behind Wikipedia’s ‘high five’ photos

Input Magazine: The adorable love story behind Wikipedia’s ‘high five’ photos. “I love the aughts fashion, the use of the word ‘victim,’ and the fact that ‘finger-guns’ gets a hyperlink in the last caption. The woman in the photo gives an Oscar-worthy performance in the final image — she looks like she’s on the verge of tears — and her male counterpart couldn’t look more smug. The pictures are endearing and capture a kind of humanity you don’t find in your average stock photo…. A quick search of ‘high five wikipedia photo’ shows that the images are an object of fascination for many others besides me.”

Carnegie Mellon University: Your Eyes Control Your Smartphone With CMU’s New Gaze-Tracking Tool

Carnegie Mellon University: Your Eyes Control Your Smartphone With CMU’s New Gaze-Tracking Tool . “The problem with unwieldy phones is they frequently require a second hand or voice commands to operate — which can be cumbersome and inconvenient. In response, researchers in the Future Interfaces Group at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) are developing a tool called EyeMU, which allows users to execute operations on a smartphone by combining gaze control and simple hand gestures.”

University of Waterloo: System recognizes hand gestures to expand computer input on a keyboard

University of Waterloo: System recognizes hand gestures to expand computer input on a keyboard. “Researchers are developing a new technology that uses hand gestures to carry out commands on computers. The prototype, called ‘Typealike,’ works through a regular laptop webcam with a simple affixed mirror. The program recognizes the user’s hands beside or near the keyboard and prompts operations based on different hand positions.”

Fox 8 Cleveland: Missing teen girl rescued after using TikTok hand gestures to let driver know she was in danger

Fox 8 Cleveland: Missing teen girl rescued after using TikTok hand gestures to let driver know she was in danger. “Investigators rescued a missing North Carolina teen and arrested the man with her during a traffic stop in Kentucky Thursday afternoon. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, a caller told 911 that the female passenger in the silver Toyota in front of them on I–75 was making hand gestures that are known on TikTok to represent ‘violence at home,’ ‘I need help’ and ‘domestic violence.’”