“What data and polling often miss: how people feel” – VOX Interview with Ian Warren

“My starting point is with political parties and their analytical teams. They currently include what we know about a person in demographic terms — age, gender, etc. — and their voting history. They use those to identify who they target. They don’t include the psychological / behavioral traits of the voters yet”. In the afterlight […]

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ESL’s Stuart Ewen – VR FPS Games Could Cause Emotional Harm – Esports in a Nutshell

Stuart Ewen Product Manager at ESL explains how Virtual Reality could cause emotional harm… w/ Mark Register. Mark – So the Void just debuted their Ghostbusters thing, have you heard of this? So it’s hyper reality where you wear essentially the computer with sensors that when you get shot you feel it. The idea is… […]

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Artistic emotion data research, musical composition, and robotics

Erin Gee is a Canadian artist and researcher whose work primarily explores digital culture through the metaphors of human voices in electronic bodies. A significant part of her current work investigates and combines robotics and human emotion and has been reviewed in publications such as Scientific American, VICE, Oyster Magazine, National Post, and La Presse. […]

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The importance of emotion in AI systems

CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, Rana el Kaliouby, speaks on deep learning, emotion detection, and user engagement in an attention economy Podcast from the O’Reilly Data Show addresses the impact of deep learning and computer vision on emotion detection. The podcast introduces main stream aspects of technologies such as Affectiva’s large facial expression database, but also […]

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