A Solution

A means of solving a problem or dealing with an obstacle.

There are 4 core virtues of a solution to guide an individual through the emotional decision making process. Below we define each core virtue and demonstrate how a product, service or idea may be emotionally quantified. These 4 core emotional appraisals may be applied to any decision and are ranked on a scale of 1 to 10.

Reliability – The quality of the solution to perform well

Ease – The level of difficulty or effort to apply the solution

Price – The amount of money required or the social cost of the solution

Safety – The quality of the solution to protect from or unlikely to cause danger, risk or injury

  • The scoring is a simple 1 to 10 for each of the 4 categories.
  • The most beneficial score in category is 10.
  • The highest possible score is 40.

AI may learn a great deal about our emotions by analyzing how we choose the best product, service or idea to overcome an obstacle. Sentiment analysis filtering 4 core evaluations to advance emotion AI is a journey worth exploring.  Done correctly, AI’s emotional appraisal of a solution will mirror our own solutions in a way that lifts emotion for man and machine.