Science Briefing: The talking dead

Talking to chatbots has become an everyday part of life for a lot of us. They help set timers, make calls and give us the weather forecast. 

But what if the voice coming through your smart speaker belonged to a loved one who had passed away?

In this episode of The Science Briefing Dr Sophie Calabretto talks to Cosmos journalist Petra Stock about resurrecting loved ones through artificial intelligence, what these conversations might sound like and whether or not it’s a road we should go down.

And if you want to read more, check out ‘Talking Dead’ in Cosmos Magazine (Issue 98)

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