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SOCIAL NETWORKS ASPIRE to connect people, which is a noble but naive goal. When we uncritically accept connection as a good thing, we overlook difficult, important questions: Are some forms of virtual communication more nourishing than others? 189 more words
Research manager of VIBE at Microsoft Research.
Mary works at the Visualization and Interaction for Business and Entertainment (VIBE) research group where her research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, multitasking, and awareness systems for individuals and groups. 434 more words
In this chapter Picard frames her discussion with what she—and most others—see as the two primary aspects of human emotion—the physical an the cognitive. Within—and across (as the distinctions between “physical” and “cognitive” are far from clear-cut)—these two aspects Picard explores particular features of human emotion (or “emotion theory”) she feels are important to consider in order to create genuinely affective computing, to give computers “the ability to recognize, express, and ‘have’ emotions” (p. 262 more words