Your phone will read people’s emotions better than you ever could

[qz.com/191279/yo...](http://qz.com/191279/your-phone-will-read-peoples-emotions-better-than-you-ever-could/#/h/56315,1,2/)

Using a combination of facial recognition software and machine learning algorithms, researchers have trained computers to be dramatically better than humans at reading pained facial expressions.

I originally thought we, as humans, could understand basic emotions very naturally but research has shown that we’re right only ±50% of the time.