UCLA Turns to Students for App To Hush People Who Monopolize Meetings

Campus Technology: The chancellor at the University of California Los Angeles has tapped a trio of students to tackle a problem we've all faced: meetings that have been hijacked by a lone participant at the expense of the entire group's productivity. In a challenge called "Code for the Mission," UCLA Chancellor Gene Block invited students to apply to work on the idea for a mobile app that would use voice and speech recognition to analyze and improve the dynamics of group interactions.

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