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Is This Chatbot My New Best Friend?

To give users a personalised experience, the deep learning bot gathers information about conversation partners by asking them questions, adapts to their conversational style and, over time, attempts to mimic them. Beyond companionship, Replika’s creators believe that the technology could eventually serve as a conversational stand-in for deceased loves ones. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, Replika, 03.24.20


This Y Combinator-backed AI firm trained its chatbot to call you on the phone, and it's fun but a little creepy

Replika, the Y Combinator-backed AI firm that created a chatbot which learns to imitate you, is giving users the ability to talk to their bots on the phone. The new voice recognition feature can call you to ask how you're feeling. The experience is fun, but it can be a little unnerving. One of Replika's aims is to help people deal with their problems, loneliness, and mental health. It is rolling out a bunch of new features to make the experience more sophisticated. Replika, the app that creat...
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These 2 tech founders lost their friends in tragic accidents. Now they've built AI chatbots to give people life after death

Netflix drama "Black Mirror" once imagined a world in which tech could be used to recreate the dead. Now, people are working to make that a reality. Tech firm Eternime is beta testing an app that will allow users to create a digital "avatar" of themselves after they die. Eternime is not the only firm experimenting with AI technology to give people a voice after death. Business Insider spoke to four people working in and researching the death tech space. They laid out the benefits and dangers o...
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Personal chatbox Replika gathers $6.5 mln

San Francisco-based Replika, a personal chatbox, has raised $6.5 million in a funding. The investors included Khosla Ventures and Sherpa Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Khosla Ventures, VC Deals, Replika, Sherpa Capital Source


Personal chatbox Replica gathers $6.5 mln

San Francisco-based Replika, a personal chatbox, has raised $6.5 million in a funding. The investors included Khosla Ventures and Sherpa Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Khosla Ventures, VC Deals, Replika, Sherpa Capital Source


Meet Replika, the AI Bot That Wants to Be Your Best Friend

On the day before Replika was officially made available to the public, more than 1.5 million people had already queued up on the app's waiting list, in addition to the several hundred thousand who had already been granted access as part of a beta testing program. What kind of app could possibly amass an initial user group that's the size of the entire population of Philadelphia? The answer may surprise you: Replika is an artificial-intelligence-driven chatbot on a mission to become your best fr...
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Dispersion makes it crazy easy to get that bouncing ball delay sound

You know the sound. Bah bah bahb bh bh bhbhbbbbdddd… And you’ve heard in … some track. Somewhere. Okay, you know, words really aren’t the greatest thing for describing particular audio effects. So just listen: The “bouncing ball” delay is just one of the sounds available in Dispersion, a new thirty-dollar audio effect plug-in for the Mac. You get organic sounding delays that are all synced together to match a groove. That gives you tight choruses and stereo widening, nice crunchy-grainy delay...
Tags: Music, Mac, Tech, Software, Effects, Delays, DSP, Au, Plug-ins, Native Instruments, Processing, macOS, Artemiy Pavlov, Sinevibes, Replika