Performative Emotions

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Digging through my old tweets, I found this gem. A billion dollar idea that I never did anything was. What if your phone's front-facing camera captured your reaction to reading a text message? #bluesky — Terence Eden (@edent) October 3, 2008 If my hazy memory is correct, we'd been asked to imagine future uses for…

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Pareidolia and Computer Vision

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Humans are pretty spectacular at image recognition. We have a seemingly innate ability to look at an image and tell if it is that of a human face - even if it has been severely distorted. Occasionally though, the software in our brains is a little too eager to see a face. This phenomenon is…

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