Researchers studied suicide notes to learn about the language of despair – and are training AI chatbots to do the same

While the art of conversation in machines is limited, there are improvements with every iteration. As machines are developed to navigate complex conversations, there will be technical and ethical challenges in how they detect and respond to sensitive human issues. Our work involves building chatbots for a range of uses in health care. Our system,Continue reading Researchers studied suicide notes to learn about the language of despair – and are training AI chatbots to do the same

Growing Up in a Family Like Mine Made Me Terrified of Conflict – By Nora Whelan

My parents’ divorce announcement when I was 7 came as a surprise to me, in large part because I’d never heard them raise their voices at each other. I always figured they’d taken pains to only do so out of my earshot; only recently did my mother tell me that, in 16 years of marriage,Continue reading Growing Up in a Family Like Mine Made Me Terrified of Conflict – By Nora Whelan

The Child Ignored: 6 Effects of Having a Dismissive Mother

Written by Peg Streep Published: August 13, 2018 My mother would ask me what I wanted to eat and then serve me whatever she felt like, as if I hadnt said a word. That was true of everything: any time I expressed a wish or preference, she made it clear that what I wanted didntContinue reading The Child Ignored: 6 Effects of Having a Dismissive Mother

Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Written by Patricia Young We all have interacted with some people that seem to have a lack of empathy, at some point of our lives. I know that those experiences can leave us feeling frustrated, unsettled, angry, disappointed, and even betrayed, mainly when we need support. It gets even harder and more painful if youContinue reading Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Victoria Ramos on April 9, 2014   In cases of domestic abuse throughout the world, the stereotype involves a man abusing a woman. For some, however, the story goes the other way around.   In figures quoted by HelpGuide.org, approximately one in three abuse victims areContinue reading Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Videos explaining things with optimistic nihilism. Kurzgesagt, (German for “in a nutshell”), is a German animation studio founded by Philipp Dettmer. The studio’s YouTube channel focuses on minimalist animated educational content, using the flat design style. [1] It discusses scientific, technological, political, philosophical and psychological subjects. Narrated by Steve Taylor, videos on the channel areContinue reading Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell