Forced Happiness Technology

Only in Japan…the Happiness Counter was developed at the University of Tokyo after it was shown that smiling contributes to mental well-being. The Happiness Counter uses AI-based facial recognition to make smiling a part of daily life…by requiring you to smile to get access to your refrigerator!

First, it can analyze and report the facial expression like this:

Second, when attached to the refrigerator, it limits your access until you smile.

Finally, when you do smile, you can get to your food or drink.

Wow! What a way to make people happier!  I think that doing the same with the toilet could be even more effective.

link

 

This entry was posted in AI, artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, Amazing technology, data, and people, Computers, Humor, Random, Robots, robotics, intelligent machines, singularity and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s