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'Every smile you fake' — an AI emotion-recognition system can assess how 'happy' China's workers are in the office

Sandra Wachter weighs in on the ethics and impacts of new artificial intelligence which tracks the emotions of workers. 

"Applying emotion-recognition software to employees also poses a threat to diversity because it forces people to act in a way that adheres to an algorithmic and artificial 'mainstream' standard, and so infringes on peoples' autonomy to express themselves freely," Wachter said.

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