Amazon says it is experimenting with giving Alexa a rudimentary form of emotional awareness, such as to listen for frustration in a person's voice (Tom Simonite/Wired)

Tom Simonite / Wired:
Amazon says it is experimenting with giving Alexa a rudimentary form of emotional awareness, such as to listen for frustration in a person's voice  —  (Whispers) Amazon Alexa will soon notice if you talk to it sotto voce—and whisper its response back to you.



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