Is an AI calling you == Robocall?

Should realistic computer generated calls be regulated? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/05/08/a-google-program-can-pass-as-a-human-on-the-phone-should-it-be-required-to-tell-people-its-a-machine/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c92ecc54723c New AI based callers from google and others, are so good they can fool humans. If they are then able to do this (from the article): a scene from the TV show “The Office,” in which a scheming assistant to the regional manager, Dwight Schrute, makes 50 […]

Dead or Alive? [haha]

In an earlier post Replika was described as an AI (artificial intelligence) engine that intends to capture your personality, and your “replika” responds to messages in a way you (the live meat-based entity) would.   The AI part, should learn enough about you to respond to new situations and take positions based on your personality and preferences.  […]

Replika [alert]

I know this is an odd topic to include in a blog on preserving and protecting one’s personal privacy.   Stay with me for a moment, though.   This post is an [alert] to highlight a disturbing and dangerous trend to losing the privacy of … your personality, to an AI (artificial intelligence).  Yes, this […]