The story of Replika, the AI app that becomes you
Publication/Creation DateJuly 21 2017
DescriptionEugenia Kuyda’s best friend died in 2015. Using a chatbot structure she developed, she entered their messaging history into a Google-built neural network, creating a bot she could interact with. It was the earliest version of Replika, a bot that, as you interact with it, turns into a digital representation of you.
This video is part of Machines With Brains, a series about what it means to be human in a world increasingly filled with robots.
, Social Network
, Social Interaction
, Support Systems
Date archivedNovember 12 2017
Last editedNovember 16 2017