Why Apple, Facebook, and Google Want to Read Your Emotions

Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images Artificial intelligence isn’t all killer robots and job-eating machines; it’s also responsible for much of the software that’s going to make your smartphone more useful and indispensable than ever. (Just think of chatbots, which are shaping up to be the killer app of 2016 and in many cases rely on artificial intelligence to parse your inquiries and complete your requests.) Another way that AI is coming front and center on the smartphone? Tech giants including Apple, Google, and Facebook are readying artificial intelligence systems that can read your emotions to better engage you on an emotional level. As Epsilon’s Steve Harries reports for VentureBeat, the capacity of artificial intelligence to respond to moods, gestures, natural language, and other complex human behaviors can solve a lot of the issues…


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