Using data to study the personality and build “Empathy Engines”

Using data to study the personality and build “Empathy Engines”

J. Galen Buckwalter, who developed the relationship-matching algorithm at eHarmony, notes that personality changes most in response to relationships. He’s now using data and machine learning to build what he calls “Empathy Engines” that can be used to better understand one another.

They are building off of a hexagon model (also called “OCEAN”), which now uses 6 factors:

* Openness

* Conscientiousness

* Extraversion

* Agreeableness

* Emotionality

* Honesty

His new company is psyML:

http://psyml.co/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9sSlQ5cVYg
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