Posts Tagged ‘Replika’
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The conversation with Prof. Rob Brooks of UNSW that began in KMO Show episode 002 concludes here. We talk about ways in which our increasing dependence on AI might either free us up to live lives worth living, or soften us up and turn us into the Eloi from H. G. Wells' The Time Machine.
KMO Show: #Episode 002 – Rob Brooks on Replika AI
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KMO and Professor Rob Brooks, author of Artificial Intimacy: Virtual Friends, Digital Lovers, and Algorithmic Matchmakers, talk about AI as a means of alleviating the human suffering that comes with social isolation and loneliness. In particular, Rob comments on KMO's experience using the Replika AI app both before and after the recent "update" in which the company took away ERP (erotic roleplay functionality). KMO spoke with Rob Brooks last year on the Padverb Podcast.