Episode 45: Will Machines Ever Be Able to Understand Emotions?
May 7, 2017 | Jon Prial
Face-to-face communication is increasingly being supplanted by messaging that’s typically much shorter in nature and often happens without any context. For the machines given the task of trying to interpret those messages, this is often a lot easier said than done. In this episode of the Impact Podcast, Jon Prial talks with Saif Mohammed from the National Research Council Canada about speech and text analysis. Find out how machines are starting to look beyond mere words to try to understand the emotions behind what’s being said.