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Orangutans at Miami zoo communicating with iPads

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. According to a report from AssociatedPress, orangutans at Miami’s Jungle Island zoo are taking a liking to Apple’s iPad in a new program that has six of them communicating with the device: The software was originally designed for humans with autism and the screen displays pictures...
Orangutans at Miami zoo communicating with iPads

DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

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Humans tend to think about other animals in human terms -- which is only natural since we don't really have other frames of reference other than our own experiences. So not surprisingly, it's always interesting when animals seem to enjoy the same activities that people do and seem to be...
DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

Miami Zoo orangutans get iPads

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The orangutan handlers at the Miami Zoo are testing out a new method of communicating with the captive orange apes. Trainers at Jungle Island are getting the apes to interact with simplistic apps on Apple iPads, opening new possibilities for human-orangutan interaction. So far, as the Sun Sentinel reports, the...
Miami Zoo orangutans get iPads
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Smithsonian zoo introduces iPads to orangutans with 'App for Apes' project

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The Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C., is utilizing Apple's iPad as a new interactive enrichment tool aimed at cognitive development for the zoo's simians....
Smithsonian zoo introduces iPads to orangutans with 'App for Apes' project

Orangutans now using iPads in Washington zoo

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A program called Apps for Apes has swung its way into the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the U.S. capital. [Read more]...
Orangutans now using iPads in Washington zoo
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brooklynmutt: FaceTime for Apes: Orangutans Use iPads to Video...

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brooklynmutt: FaceTime for Apes: Orangutans Use iPads to Video Chat With Friends In Other Zoos - Popular Science...
brooklynmutt: FaceTime for Apes: Orangutans Use iPads to Video...

Ultrabooks no longer ultra-pricey

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Google takes the Project Glass camera for a spin, orangutans are communicating with iPads, and the prices are dropping for Ultrabooks. [Read more]...
Ultrabooks no longer ultra-pricey

The iPad -- it's not just for humans any more

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A new program at the Miami zoo involves using iPads to communicate with orangutans. With tougher "orangutan-proof" screens, the zoo may let the general public in on the high-tech gabfest as well. [Read more]...
The iPad -- it's not just for humans any more
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Palm oil politics

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The UFO Sighting Credibility Timeline [Timeline]

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One day, the little green humanoids with three eyes or the big purple tentacle thingies will come for real. And then, humans and giraffes and orangutans and fish and jam all over the Earth will exclaim: PHOTOSHOP! [Make Use Of] More »...
The UFO Sighting Credibility Timeline [Timeline]
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