Empathy in digital age.  Katri Saarikivi – TEDxTalks

When the robots come, empathy will be our most important work skill. In this fascinating talk, Katri Saarikivi calls for increasing empathy in the rapidly digitizing world and gives concrete examples how to do this.

Katri Saarikivi is a scientist who works at the Cognitive Brain Research Unit of the University of Helsinki and concentrates on the brain functions behind learning and interaction. Winner of the Helsinki Challenge competition for best new scientific innovations, Saarikivi develops completely new techniques for digitalising emotions and transmitting them online.

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