The Rise of Affirmative AI

Are you ready to have your emotional temperature read by a machine? As advances in Natural Language Processing (NLP) add up, researchers are finding that understanding the tone and inflection of words is as important as their dictionary meaning.

A unique and growing area of AI research is “affective computing”, also known as Emotional AI. We unpack some of the meanings behind emotionally aware AI systems in this show about ways that computers are starting to learn how people feel, not just what they say.