The three basic requirements of the code are:
- to retrieve data from various websites
- to process the data according to the personality functions
- to process the data and pass it to either a visualisation app or an arduino controlling app
The app will scrape data from the html pages of a range of selected sources.
The idea from the MA was to develop the psychology inline with the Plutchik Wheel of emotions which defines a spectrum of emotions that attempts to encompass all potential emotions within a single visual concept. Quite a tall order and whether it is successful or not I’ve decided that at this stage attempting to use the entire range of emotions is far too much as programming goal.
Here is an alternate range of emotions that has been developed and is being used by a toy manufacturer.