Microsoft patent details tech that could turn dead people into AI chatbots

Microsoft patent details tech that could turn dead people into AI chatbots


Publication Title
CNET
Publication/Creation Date
January 22 2021
Creators/Contributors
Leslie Katz (creator)
Microsoft (contributor)
Dustin Abramson (contributor)
Joseph Johnson, Jr. (contributor)
Tim O'Brien (contributor)
Eugenia Kuyda (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"An AI chatbot that lets you interact with dead loved ones sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But if technology in a patent granted to Microsoft comes to fruition, interacting with a chatty 3D digital version of the deceased could one day become de rigueur."
HCI Platform
Carryables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Hand
Marketing Keywords
Microsoft, Black Mirror, Replika
Source
https://www.cnet.com/science/microsoft-patent-details-tech-that-could-turn-dead-people-into-ai-chatbots/

Date archived
June 22 2022
Last edited
June 22 2022
How to cite this entry
Leslie Katz. (January 22 2021). "Microsoft patent details tech that could turn dead people into AI chatbots". CNET. CBS Interactive Inc.. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5805