#75 | News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7BDhrPXIVS0IUDED1ox5WS News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness Vocabulary STIMULI = estímulos (plural). “…an interactive robotic seal that responds to stimuli…”LONELINESS = solidão. “Several of the studies involved initiatives to combat loneliness and isolation in nursing and care homes.”FEASIBLE = factível; possível. “…the studies involved group play, which would only be feasible in... Continuar Lendo →

#67 | News: Microsoft patented a chatbot that would let you talk to dead people

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4Q8JFg8i5wWfSRfvv5sLQY News: Microsoft patented a chatbot that would let you talk to dead people Vocabulary LATE = falecido “Or get some words of wisdom from your late grandmother?”DECEASED = falecido “… have a virtual conversation with a deceased loved one…”DEAD = morto/falecido. “… a chatbot that would let you talk to dead people.”DIE – DIED... Continuar Lendo →

#31 | News: Japanese company successfully tests a manned flying car for the first time

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0fsNFvCHNtMqYe6z97PPEw News: Japanese company successfully tests a manned flying car for the first time Vocabulary: TAKE OFF – TOOK OFF = decolar. “The car […] took off and circled the field for about four minutes.”TAKE UP = ocupar (espaço). “The SD-03 […] takes up the space of about two parked cars, according to the company.”DEVELOP... Continuar Lendo →

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