Emotions Go to Work

Zoe Beloff
11.11.17 - 27.05.18

Ever since the 19th century, people have been collecting scientific data from the human body and cataloguing emotions. Today, technology is used to turn our emotions into valuable assets: emotion is becoming capital. Smart devices try to gain our trust in order to compile information. In Emotions Go to Work New Yorker Zoe Beloff explores where this evolution is taking us. Can these technological systems understand our feelings? Will emoticons determine our emotional life? As technology takes on more and more emotional characteristics, how will they change the nature of our desires?

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