Amazon, Google, and IBM and How AI Monitors Your Emotional State

Alexa now uses transfer learning and self-learning to improve on its own… 

TL: deep-learning to model many domains and transfer the knowledge from one to the next

SL: autocorrecting based on context clues

And in October 2018, Amazon patented a new technology for Alexa to monitor emotions through the pitch and volume of speech. The patent says that Alexa may be able to identify “happiness, joy, anger, sorrow, sadness, fear, disgust, boredom, stress” and then respond with “highly targeted audio content”. 

According to the Atlantic, Google has something similar, with a patent “providing help information based on emotion detection”.  And IBM is working on “web search based on browsing history and emotional state”.


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Daniel Enskat

Daniel has written over a dozen books on the global asset management industry and has lectured at universities around the world alongside speakers such as Secretary of State John Kerry, Dr. Mark Mobius, ex-Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Professor KC Chan and former Prime Minister Gerhard Schroeder.

He is widely sought after for presentations, discussions and his perspective on the global asset management industry, and in the last two decades has advised hundreds of investment management CEOs on strategy and global expansion.

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