Smile Scanning


“At last, a really practical use for technology in the workplace. A Japanese railway company, concerned that its employees may not be looking delighted enough to see passengers, has introduced “smile scanning” software to keep tabs on how enthusiastically they are grinning.” Graham Snowdon

http://www.theguardian.com/money/blog/2009/jul/07/japanese-smile-scanning

1 thought on “Smile Scanning

  1. I can’t quite imagine this catching on in Britain,
    fake enthusiasm and graciousness are thankfully things we do not have to endure everyday unlike certain other cultures. I quite like my compatriots a little bit sarcastic, cynical and grumpy.
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    p.s. sarcastic use of emoticon

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