📖Emotional Machines

authors
Turon, Aaron
year
2021
url
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgqkOQ474c
  • reason vs emotion

    • reason can tell us how to get what we want, but it cannot tell what we want
  • 12:54 as systems grow, they become less rational
  • 14:18 Legacy code = Emotional baggage
  • 18:47 emotional health
  • 22:42

    1. notice feeling in body
    2. name the feelings
    3. validate the feeling (“it makes sense”)
    4. provide comforting presence
    5. consciously respond
  • 25:44 less health “help”

    • (I often deny others’ feelings)
    • (do I consider negative emotions as undesirable?)
  • 30:54 Fight↔Fawn, Flight↔Freeze
  • 38:25 books list
  • 46:15 tell the story about yourself that is more empowering, thinking of yourself as broken is not helpful

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