Deeply-held beliefs can be hard to overcome, no matter the evidence. But they should still be challenged when there is data available. Which gender is most likely to interrupt and dominate the conversation in meetings…?
When we get machines to detect human emotions, what are they ‘seeing’? Is it the emotion we feel inside, or the emotion we are expressing to the outside world? The two can be very different.. and both can be difficult to ‘read’.
Communication comes in many forms, not all of them verbal and many of them under-valued… If eBay has taught us anything, it is that what one person considers waste can be another person’s prized possession.