IBM Watson is Your New Psychologist

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The IBM Watson API is my new favorite toy. It’s a suite of natural language processing and analytics tools that make my chatbots look like retarded Teddy Ruxpins.

Using Watson, I made my own personality test. I fed it the contents of my blog, and it returned some data about my personality traits. Dr. Elaine interprets my blog personality as follows:


Here I feed it Marc Andreessen’s blog:

Here I gave Dr. Elaine the contents of George’s email correspondence. The analysis does not make a lot of sense, probably because Watson has not learned to detect sarcasm:


Dr. Elaine also analyzes Twitter feeds, so here’s @StartupLJackson.


And Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump.


Not bad.

Now go play with it.

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