Human chemistry feels complicated, but the intricacies of relationships are ripe for machine learning. How do you feel about this person, how do they feel about you? A great deal of human interaction can be patterned and captured in a very large AI system. It's coming.
Laurie predicts we will casually use the data we know about us and the people around us to manipulate our body chemistry. The surprise is that it will be easy. It will start with how people affect us. The people we know and our connections will become like diet and exercise, we'll understand them in the way we know what makes up a balanced meal.
An artist makes a case for the future of relationships. Updated slides for talks in August 2017 below.
Below are the slides for the sxsw 2017 talk.