US women smile 40% more than men but everyone in the UK is sad, say AI researchers

We hear an awful lot about how artificial intelligence can be used to solve hard statistical challenges – but we hear much less about how it could solve emotional problems. But this field already has a name, effective computing, and one of its leading firms today is Affectiva. Our best speaker lineup, ever. This year’s edition of TNW Conference in Amsterdam includes some of the biggest names in tech. Learn more The startup is a spinout of MIT’s Media Lab, where researchers were working on ways to create new technologies that would enhance emotional communication and, yes, it already started offering ‘Emotion As A Service’ late last year. The company has what is thought to be the world’s largest database of emotions, gathered using facial recognition technology to analyze over 3.8 million faces from 75 countries and collating…


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