lauren mccarthy

Toxic friends bring you down. Luckily your phone can now identify who they are. The new app pplkpr is designed to help you track your emotional response to your friends. The creators, Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald, join us to discuss.
There are apps to track your sleep, your steps, and your pets -- but this may be the first that tells you which of your friends to cut loose.
That makes it tough to do an interview, I tell McCarthy. Us+, which launched Monday, monitors your Google+ video chats and
We all know what it's like to suffer through a first date -- the canned conversation, awkward good night hug/kiss, forced laughter. Rather than endure all that alone, artist and programmer Lauren McCarthy has hired a team of anonymous online strangers to help her through the awkwardness.
This is the Happiness Hat. It detects whether or not you're smiling. If you aren't, it jabs you in the back of the head with