Electronic monocle reads biological clues to find your favorite websites

We’ve seen a lot of apps and websites rise and fall in the attempt to organize the internet’s bottomless well of information. So many, we now need tools to organize the organizers; the process of bookmarking the digital mess is getting more and more meta, and no less overwhelming. With that in mind, the latest attempt takes a different tack. It’s a wearable eyeglass that attempts to read certain subconcious, biological clues to reveal how interested you are in whatever you’re looking at. 

The internet is a fire hydrant of content. Keeping track of the pages you enjoy is a pain. A team of UK design students has a conceptual solution: Amoeba, an electronic monocle that files away the pages you find most interesting, as measured by your biofeedback response. It’s the emotion-tracking Google Glass you always wanted! Designed by Sanya Rai, Carine Collé and Florian Puech, students at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College, London, Amoeba packs three different types of sensors to monitor your emotional state. Heat sensors near your mouth measure how fast you’re breathing, a camera pointed at your eye watches your pupil size, and a skin sensor monitors for increased perspiration.

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