Ever since YouTube mysteriously started testing their mood-based video recommendation menu dubbed the “Mood Wall,” I can’t get it out of my head. I have so many unanswered questions for the video-sharing moguls like: “What the hell is a Mood Wall?” “Are you teaching computers how to feel?” “Will this be the first step towards machines becoming our cyber overlords?”
If history has shown us one thing, it is that in order to face and consequently defeat our demons — in this case, the near-sentient YouTube Mood Wall — one must become their demons. In an effort to further understand what exactly YouTube was trying to accomplish by creating the Mood Wall, I know now that I must become the Mood Wall.
So, sit back and enjoy or fear or love or laugh at or hate these video selections collected by me while trying to harness the power of the Mood Wall. The Mood Wall is all knowing.
Here are some videos for those times when you feel…