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AI experts doubt Amazon's new Halo wearable can accurately judge the emotion in your voice, and worry about the privacy risks

Sandra Wachter shares concerns about Amazon’s new device with Business Insider.

"I have my doubts that current technology is able to decipher the very complex human code of communication and the inner workings of emotion," she says. "How we use our voice and language is greatly impacted by social expectation, culture and customs. Expecting an algorithm to be able to read and understand all of those subtleties seems more like an aspirational endeavour.”

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