A tour of "emotionally intelligent" AI

Jul 16, 2024
Creators say the new AI is capable of inferring users' emotions, but some experts are wary of the dangers of adaptive AI.
Hume AI believes its AI voice product, which can recognize 48 human emotions, could be put to use as a personalized virtual assistant.
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"You only live once" may explain Americans' continued spending spree

Mar 16, 2023
Some attribute it to pent-up demand. Others think the American consumer may have changed.
From dining out more frequently to traveling more, Americans continue to splurge on services despite persistent inflation.
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Grin and Bear It

Nov 12, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace explore fake happiness in the workplace.

Facebook wants us to show some emotion

Oct 9, 2015
The social network is testing a bunch of empathic emoji, including an angry face.

Gaming to ease mental and emotional health problems

Sep 8, 2015
Jane McGonigal tells how looking for a personal 'power-up' helped her heal.
A still from website SuperBetter.
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Fatherhood programs pair job training with therapy

Jun 19, 2015
Welding classes and Freud helped ex-convict be a better parent.

Why you have the emoji choices you do

Feb 16, 2015
A look at the hidden politics behind emoji

For public good, not for profit.

Is it getting easier to show emotions at work?

Feb 21, 2014
Traditional research shows women in particular receive negative judgement when they emote.

Surprise! Anger spreads faster online than all other emotions

Sep 17, 2013
It's the rage of the internet.

Caution: Chasing a dream doesn't always work out

Mar 29, 2013
Chasing your dream can take a lot of time and cash. And there are no guarantee that doing what you love will work out exactly as you had hoped.
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