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The Engineer Using A.I. to Read Your Feelings

Rosalind Picard wants to build technology that understands human emotion

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RRosalind Picard is an electrical engineer on a mission to engineer emotion into artificial intelligence. In the world of experts who speak in zeros and ones, Picard is schooled in the language of affective computing, which focuses on the importance of encoding…




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Jessica Wapner

Jessica Wapner

Jessica Wapner is a freelance science journalist from New York with bylines in Wired, the New York Times, Popular Science and many other major publications.

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