[LINK] Emotional States Language: XML Smiley Faces?
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Mon Jul 31 11:47:38 AEST 2006
At 04:58 PM 28/07/2006, Tom Worthington wrote:
>Is this a genuine project, or something left over from April Fools Day?
Beyond Tomorrow had an interview with MIT students in human something or
other who were developing a text character set to represent emotional
connotations. It was very easy to interpret once you knew the code. Jumping
letters represented happiness, wilty letters represented sadness etc. It
was rather crude, but interesting. I started thinking about how they might
use colour as well. (for those with html turned on in their mail:) I am
really pissed off! But I could be persuaded to forgive you with chocolate.
Ah, that's much better!
I tried a google search but struck out. Seven doesn't have a webpage for
that show. It was a fascinating story, though.
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