Affective Computing

Bigger Than Google

Bigger Than Google

Former Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Peter Torrellas shares his vision for a business opportunity that is bigger than Google: sharing our experiences and emotions.

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Could a machine or an AI ever feel human-like emotions ?

Could a machine or an AI ever feel human-like emotions ?

Computers will soon be able to simulate the functioning of a human brain. In a near future, artificial superintelligence will become vastly more intellectually capable and versatile than humans. But could machines ever truly experience the whole range of human feelings and emotions, or are there technical limitations ?

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The Interactive Anthrozoo

The Interactive Anthrozoo

You take your dog (or hyena) to the neighborhood park for a walk, and there it frolics with other beasts on the cybernetic meadow and through the ShrubPlugs. And pets are many-times cross-petted. Is everyone updating their Facebook timelines and flirting on Twitter?

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