Episode 42 – Where did all the Emotional Computing Go?

In this edition, the top news starts with:

Taking profiling to a whole new level, we can now digitally, racially and socially profile so well the ACLU is involved…

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/22/17379968/amazon-rekognition-facial-recognition-surveillance-aclu

One shining star at Big Think seems to have not paid attention to Artificial General Intelligence systems like ICOM; that are emotion based, with subjective experience…

http://bigthink.com/21st-century-spirituality/is-artificial-intelligence-even-possible-without-emotions

A professor at Tufts University is pushing battery technology further. Improved battery technology could change the world in many ways.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2018/05/20/a-battery-that-could-change-the-world

Carnegie Mellon University has a new self-healing material that is able to spontaneously fix itself; promising electronic circuits that could repair themselves and continue to function in spite of significant damage.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180521131748.htm

Helping to bring the AI overlords faster, Samsung is opening a massive AI research center in the UK.

https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2018/05/22/samsung-is-opening-a-massive-ai-research-center-in-the-uk/

AI Decentralized launches a new plan to power 100 blockchain powered scams… er… I mean ‘projects’….

https://venturebeat.com/2018/05/22/ai-decentralized-alliance-announces-fund-for-100-blockchain-powered-projects/

Intel atop Bing AI ads, IBM Watson tops Google AI ads.

Lastly, the Singularity Index or S.I. is flat at 995.23, a lot of it having to do with market turmoil.

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