Tag Archives: emotional intelligence

Six Building Blocks for a Virtual Personal Assistant

The Virtual Personal Assistant represents the biggest change in software in decades. Here are six building-block technologies that will make it possible.

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How Artificial Intelligence is Reinventing the Art of Influencing Human Behavior

Neuroscientist Jeffrey Lin wants to dramatically reduce people’s toxic behavior in online gaming communities, and he’s using artificial intelligence to do it. When players experience persistent abuse or toxic behavior in a game, they are on average 320% more likely to leave that game and never come back. Toxic behavior isn’t just a conspicuous PR problem for the gaming companies; it costs them real money. I’m …

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Our Antidotes to Technological Unemployment

Will our initiative and capacity for human connection be what saves us from technological unemployment in an era of intelligent machines?

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Unrequited Love in the Time of Technology

What might it mean to live in a world where we outsource our love to machines?

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Why Artificial Emotional Intelligence Really Matters

Artificial emotional intelligence is much more than knowing how to use software to manipulate users' emotions. Our future may depend upon it.

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Facebook Experiment Reveals it Can Emotionally Manipulate its Stream

A Facebook experiment reveals the company knows how to emotionally manipulate its content stream. What do these practices mean for the future of software?

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Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

We need software that will help us regain some of the amazing emotional intelligence we've left behind in our migration to our new online home.

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