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Adventurers versus nit-pickers on affective computing

By Gitte Lindgaard


In reviewing the three articles presented by the MIT group on some aspects of affective computing I voice some of my concerns with the view that we can and should design computers to respond to our changing moods and whims, and my strong skepticism towards claims that such responsiveness should make us happier human beings in the long run. I first explain and justify my position, then briefly address the notion of affect, and finally, present some thoughts on trust

Topics: Affect, Anthropomorphism, Emotions, Sentiment, Trust, 0806 Information Systems, 1203 Design Practice and Management, 1702 Cognitive Sciences
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.intcom.2004.06.006
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