Select Media and Press Coverage


“Exploring Blurring the Lines Between Humans, AR and VR”, The Times of Israel

Author Page, Simon and Schuster

“Meet Your Keynote Speaker”, Right! Systems Executive Tech Exchange

Ignite Speaker, SXSW

“Once More With Feeling: Teaching Empathy to Machines”, Wall Street Journal

“AI and Emotions”, Communications of the ACM

“Foresight Certificate Program Grad’s New Book Captures the Heart of Our Future”, The University of Houston

“The Coming Era of Emotional Machines”, Psychology Today

“Geek of the Week: Futurist author Richard Yonck helps us better prepare for a rapidly changing world”, GeekWire

“Richard Yonck: Heart of the Machine”, Ada’s Technical Books

“Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence”, Center for Data Innovation

“Richard Yonck: Artificial Emotional Intelligence”, The Stranger

“Welcome to the Emotion Economy”, Fast Company

“Tech Is Becoming Emotionally Intelligent, and It’s Big Business”, Singularity Hub


“HBO’s ‘Westworld’ raises disturbing questions about life, AI and more”, Los Angeles Daily News

“A Robot May Be Training To Do Your Job Don’t Panic”, NY Times

“‘Optocapacitance’ Shines New Light On the Brain”, Scientific American 

“When a Robot Comes to Town”, WTIA Blog

“How I Stopped Worrying About the Future and Learned to Love the Robot Apocalypse”, Ignite Seattle

“How Your Computer Will Read You Like A Book–And Then Sell You Stuff”, Fast Company