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Rana el Kaliouby: This app knows how you feel -- from the look on your face

June 15th, 2015

Episode 317 of 855 episodes

Our emotions influence every aspect of our lives -- how we learn, how we communicate, how we make decisions. Yet they’re absent from our digital lives; the devices and apps we interact with have no way of knowing how we feel. ScientistRana el Kalioubyaims to change that. She demos a powerful new technology that reads your facial expressions and matches them to corresponding emotions.This“emotion engine”has big implications, she says, and could change not just how we interact with machines -- but with each other.

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