These AI Companies Want to Bring You Back from the Dead

November 6, 2023

translucent digital image of a person

(Gizmodo) – Fantasies of immortality and extended life preservation are likely as old as humanity itself, but new advances in robotics and advanced artificial intelligence models are inching those transhumanist tales closer to reality at a rapid pace. AI researchers and entrepreneurs eager to cash in on our deepest-rooted anxiety are already developing AI replicas of aging humans that can capture some glimpse of a loved one’s soul. Today, companies like HereAfter and Deepbrain AI are using the same underlying tech employed for deepfakes and chatbots in order to create digital replicas of people before they die. (Read More)