(Here’s a nice tidbit from Today’s ArtsJournal newsletter courtesy of the BBC)
“A computer has been used to decipher the enigmatic smile of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, concluding that she was mainly happy.
The painting was analysed by a University of Amsterdam computer using “emotion recognition” software.
It concluded that the subject was 83% happy, 9% disgusted, 6% fearful and 2% angry, New Scientist magazine was told. “