Conversational AI is moving beyond commercial uses like customer service bots and into people’s daily lives for personal use. These artificial intelligence “bots” are becoming a substitution for human connection – an anecdote for loneliness, or even depression. Laurie Segall speaks with an entrepreneur named Eugenia Kuyda. She built a company called Replika that has 7 million users who are using the service to find companionship through conversational AI. Continue reading Could Bots Make You a Better Human?
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri says Facebook’s political ad policy is the “least bad” option. Continue reading Instagram CEO Responds to Facebook’s Stance on Political Ads
What happens when human empathy becomes hackable? Aza Raskin from the Center of Human Technology says the weaponization of loneliness is the greatest threat to national security facing our future and threatening our humanity. Continue reading Tech’s Biggest Threat: The Weaponization of Loneliness
Updating our relationship status with tech to “it’s complicated;” In the future, bots might replace humans on the dating apps. Continue reading Bots to Date: The Future is Complicated
Entrepreneur Shane Mac opens up about controversial tech he’s built: a bot to date on the dating apps. It can start conversations, flirt, and even set up dates. Here’s why he’s afraid to release it publicly. Continue reading The Dating Bot is Born