Microsoft Uses Machine Learning To ‘Read’ Your Face, Determine Your Emotional State

By now, it should be clear that machine-learning is turning into big business for the biggest corporations. We learned back in September that Apple is on a hiring spree to bring in some good talent, and Amazon even leases out the fruits of its efforts for researchers to take advantage of. Even more recently, we learned that Google loves and trusts its TensorFlow machine-learning library so much, it’s willing to share it with the world by making it open source. Machine-learning can be used for a multitude of things, both serious and not-so-serious. Microsoft has shown us in the past some good examples of the not-so-serious side, including an age-detection platform it showed off back in May which makes use of its Azure cloud platform. Now, the company has gone a…


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