Austin startup brings robotic baristas to the Drag

February 6, 2018

An Austin startup is bringing robotics to the Drag to make your morning coffee.

Briggo, a coffee shop inside of Moojo’s on Guadalupe, opened last month. However, the coffee shop is completely automated, and instead of talking to a barista, customers order through an app.

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Study: People with low health literacy don’t find health apps helpful

October 25, 2016

Health and wellness technology is everywhere — fitbit apps, patient portals and nutrition trackers —­ but a new study by UT researchers shows that this technology might not be helping the people who need it the most: those who have a hard time understanding health information.

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Short-Term Research Institute Will Explore Digital Research Methods

August 30, 2016

At first glance, it would seem that computer scientists and humanities researchers live in different worlds.

Today, however, computers can help human researchers better study traditionally human subjects — such as linguistics, literature and archaeology — in a field known as digital humanities. During the summer of 2017, UT will host an interdisciplinary research institute called DH@UT aimed at training students in this new field.

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