Computers and machines are being built to interact with humans on an emotional level. They are being programmed to read our emotions. Therapy bots are made to address the issue of the rise in the senior population. There are apps to help us stay calm. There is a device that measures our heart rate to help us address anxiety.
What are your thoughts on this new “emotional intelligence” being instilled into machines? Is it wise of the makers of these products given that there are a lot of people who don’t get what they need emotionally from the humans they know?