face.jpgIPNews® – Judging by one of its new patent applications, if IBM has its way, it looks like computers may one day have more emotional intelligence than some humans.

The detailed filing goes into particulars of exactly how a computer program would take a variety of sensory, physical and environmental indicators and balance them to come up with an aggregate assessment of what the user’s emotion is at that moment.  The aggregate data would then be usable by apps which can perform customized actions to fit the user’s mood.  To continue reading, click:  IBM Looks to Patent Technology that Reads Human Feelings