Highlighting the inaugural edition of Mint Visionaries, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates spoke about the increasing deployment of artificial intelligence in various fields. While speculating about what the future versions of AI might be like, the Microsoft co-founder also said that it has limitations like the inability to read a book. Watch the full video for more.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-machines-read-your-emotions-kostas-karpouzis Computers can beat us in board games, transcribe speech, and instantly identify almost any object. But will future robots go further by learning to figure out what we’re feeling? Kostas Karpouzis imagines a future where machines and the people who run them can accurately read our emotional states — and explains how that could allow them to assist us, or manipulate us, at unprecedented scales. Lesson by Kostas Karpouzis, animation by Lasse Rützou Bruntse.
In recent years both research institutions and tech companies have made major advances in the ability of computers to read human emotion – even complex ones that are hard for humans to understand. A company called Emotient hopes to bring this understanding to wide variety of products and has built a Google Glass App http://vimeo.com/87885342 http://www.emotient.com/blog/emotient-raises-6m-facial-expression-recognition-tech-debuts-google-glass-sentiment-analysis Nuance Communications (the company behind Dragon Dictation software) wants to make your voice assistants emotionally-aware. http://www.fastcompany.com/1839275/does-your-phone-know-how-happy-you-are-emotion-recognition-industry-comes-giddily-age An app called Moodies says it can interpret emotion in your voice. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/moodies-emotions-analytics/id793945393?mt=8 A company called Affectiva has built a system for reading emotion while you watch ads, which you can try for yourself here. http://www.affdex.com/ @anniegaus facebook.com/anniegaus vk.com/anniegaus google.com/+anniegaus
Check out a preview of the new Google Assistant experience “Read It” that enables natural reading of long form content on your phone, like a news article, blog, or short story, out loud. From your Android device, just say “Hey Google, read it” or “Hey Google, read this page.” With 40+ language options, you can also choose what language you want the page to be read in. Available now on Android phones versions 5 and above. Learn more: https://goo.gle/2TBZfiD Discover more about Android by following us on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/android/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Android Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndroidOfficial
Machines are already very good at recognising human emotions when they have a static, frontal view of a person’s face. Maja Pantic, Professor of Affective and Behavioral Computing at Imperial College London, shares progress towards identifying people’s emotions “in the wild” and discusses possible applications, from marketing to medicine. http://www.weforum.org/