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Feelings matter phone
Phone senses your emotions, At a social situation If you feel threatened it tells your date "No." Also an upside: people are emboldened to make out more because their phones are happy.
I have been reading about women who have experienced
harassment online [link].
This technology is a way to get your phone, and the phones
of others to say "no" for you if you feel intimidated or at
risk in a social situation. It automatically, politely, says "No
I'd rather not. time for me
to go." when it can tell you are
feeling bad about what is happening. This could be
particularly beneficial to introverts, timid people, the
hypnotically beautiful, and intoxicated persons.
Yep. this is a way to preset your "no" regarding sexual
consent even if you have been intoxicated or tripping. I
also describe a variation for when you enjoy what is
A phone that had something like a fiber optic fisheye lens
around the sides could monitor surroundings 360 degrees
without aiming it. Besides the phone the same effect
could be made with a digital watch or a camera necklace.
There is a truth detector based on digital thermography of
the face that is described at a patent (Anbar) as 99%
effective. Much less precision is used at this application.
I think that digital thermography technology, possibly
combined with voice stress analysis, could be used to
quantify how a person feels, their level of happiness or
distress, any fear or anger or more pleasantly that feeling
when two romantically interested people have that giddy
liking for each other.
So the phone can tell if you are having a great time or a
crummy time, and if you feel scared.
You have preset your phone to know "If I get 7/10
thermography upset make audio output say "Time to go".
At 8/10 it says "No, do not talk to me or touch me""
Meanwhile of course the person or persons you are with
have been continuously videoed on the watch and
uploaded to the cloud.
One version of this is where the phones of the other people
also have the app, so his phone actually says "stop now" or
custom messages via hotspot/bluetooth. Let's be fun and
have a group of people being high and groping at a party, if
just one of the people, Jessica, is detected as 7/10
unwilling to makeout lots of people's phones broadcast "Go
say hi to Jessica". The person Jessica would like to avoid
has a phone saying "Time to quit", and Jessica's phone says
"I refuse to be with you or talk with you further" or some
better tested psychological phrase that says zero consent.
Now besides saying no, the various people's phones could
also vibrate when things were going well. There's a kiss.
Her digital thermography notices she likes it. Her
potential lover's phone vibrates in their pocket, letting
them know her mood is very up. Good!
This could actually encourage romance and perhaps bring
courage to the timid. Also there could be an amusement
where people who are a little together make out and see if
they can get their phones to react pleasantly at
Upside:9/10. French kiss?
There are a few social novelties here. Startlingly, if the
phone is the one to say no, that makes interactions
between the people more permissive. Arm on the
shoulder; phone's quiet, things are ok. I'm not freaking her
out. Phone vibrates in the pocket; her mood is thrilled! try
a kiss! Take courage!
One thing is that this could spread to everywhere there are
phones, crossing cultural boundaries to create consent
based social interaction. An export of second wave
feminism to the developing world.
The idea is a reaction to the stories of people experiencing unwelcome attention at this site
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||What [n_m_rm] said. Feelings are irrelevant, self determination is irrelevant. You will be Assimilated. You must comply.
||I think there is a problem with someone being told, or forced to experience something older than their current maturity as opposed to naturally realizing and growing into maturity.
||Can the phone educate by starting off subtle and get more and more blatant?
||The extrapolation of this, is tech that reads mind and emotion and passes full insight about the persons experience and actions. Not much room for the muddy fun that is human experience.
||Aside: It would be quite a good invading strategy to hand a species tech that is above the species' social and developmental maturity.
||//There is a truth detector based on digital thermography
of the face that is described at a patent (Anbar) as 99%
effective. Much less precision is used at this application//
||A quick check of the literature suggests this is far from
true, please feel free to prove me wrong, however. The
biggest problem is the detector, reads physiological
changes associated with deliberate attempts at
deception. Except physiological changes are associated
with other things, being hooked up to a lie detector, for
example. Being asked questions, being asked questions
about a murder you committed, being asked questions
about a murder you might have prevented were you not
sleeping at the security desk, being ill, drunk, and so on.
||Facial thermometry is no different in this regard. It's
likely to do just fine at detecting stressed and nervous
people, but how about deluded people who believe their
lies? There are diverse personality disorders that feature
a routine high baseline of lie telling combined with
minimal empathy, your garden variety psychopath. How
about those somewhere on the autistic spectrum? You ask
a baseline question designed to generate emotional
stress, it does nothing so you start clicking your pen
absent mindedly and you're suddenly off the charts. The
whole concept of trying to read the mind through
physiology is a flawed mess only taken seriously in some
parts of these here colonies.
||As for the whole idea? I think a better substitute would be
a civilized society that self-polices and brings up children
to be well socialized. Put a phone in the loop and you'll
have to shell out $9.99/month to monitor consent ad-
||// but how about deluded people who believe their lies? //
||You need the "politician" upgrade.
// There are diverse personality disorders that feature a routine high baseline of lie telling combined with minimal empathy, your garden variety psychopath. //
||Yes, definitely politicians.
// How about those somewhere on the autistic spectrum? //
||They won't buy this, they won't understand what it's for.
// You ask a baseline question designed to generate emotional stress, it does nothing so you start clicking your pen absent mindedly and you're suddenly off the charts. //
||"The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun, beating its legs trying to turn itself over but it can't. Not without your help. But you're not helping ..."
||The Voight-Kampff is at least portable, if not pocket sized.
||//The Voight-Kampff is at least portable,//
||The psychopath advocacy groups are incensed at the false
positives decimating their base.
||"Can the maker repair what he makes ?"
||I feel like I'm stuck in a God-awful Barry Manilow song.
||//I feel like I'm stuck in a God-awful Barry Manilow song.//
Wasn't that the title of one of Neil Sedaka's hits?