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
Picture this – in the future, an AI bot will learn you and your preferences. Fancy dinner or dive bar? Tall or short? Funny or serious? The bot will browse the dating apps, start conversations, flirt, and set up dates for you. It might even predict your compatibility score with a future mate. An episode of Black Mirror? Nope. It’s tech already being developed on the fringes. You might be talking to a bot on one of the dating apps right now, and you don’t even know it. Conversational artificial intelligence is getting intimate. Entrepreneur Shane Mac has been building this technology for years. Now he’s talking about it for the first time, and it’s raising all sorts of ethical questions. Do you know if you’re talking to a person or a bot? And is it ok for machines to act human when it comes to our hearts? First Contact explores the blurring lines between love and algorithms. Continue reading Episode 2: Bots to date for us. The future of love?