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"Quoted by Tech Monitor, Assistant Professor, Nazanin Andalibi, Emotion recognition is mostly ineffective. Why are companies still investing in it?" Headshot of Nazanin Andalibi
Andalibi: Transparency and auditing is necessary to improve emotion recognition technology

Assistant professor Nazanin Andalibi tells Tech Monitor that for emotion recognition technology to work, there needs to be transparency in identifying biases and evaluating the final product. 

 

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"Quoted by MIT Technology Review, Assistant professor, Oliver Haimson, 'Social media filters are helping people explore their gender identity.'" Headshot of Oliver Haimson.
Haimson: Social media filters can foster gender identity

Social media filters can provide glamorous looks to try on. But assistant professor Oliver Haimson points out that filters can also be a safe and easy way to explore gender identity. 

 

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"Nudges and norms: What makes us tip more?" Picture of a taxi cab top light, background has sparkling lights of a city.
Being prompted to tip more can influence you, especially when you’re in unfamiliar settings

Research fellow Hanna Hoover dug into NYC taxi rides to uncover how default options can influence your tipping behavior. She found defaults can influence people, especially when riders are tired or are unfamiliar with the “normal” tip amount.

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