According to Eugenia Kuyda, co-founder of the AI startup Luka, memorial bots are ‘the future.’ The CEO recently unveiled the ‘digital monument’ to her deceased friend Roman Mazurenko, feeding thousands of text messages to a neural network to create a Luka chatbot in his image Snippets of anonymous message threads shared with The Verge from friends, family, and strangers who have used the bot reveal conversations that are often indistinguishable from those of a human sender.
He first traveled to New Mexico, where he spent a year on an exchange program, and then to Dublin, where he studied computer science and became fascinated with the latest Western European art, fashion, music, and design.
In a kind of digital version of an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object, tenaciously dull videogame truthers have met their match in an inexhaustibly interested chat program coded 50 years ago.
The Gamer Gate "scandal" continues to rumble onwards, with furious video game players continuing to protest that their misogynistic, abusive, death threat-generating consumer protest movement is actually about "ethics in video game journalism".
Facebook's F8 developer conference kicks off Tuesday morning in San Francisco, and the world's largest social network is expected to announce a bunch of new products and features.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took he stage at 10am Pacific Time.