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How your digital self could 'live' on after you die


How your digital self could 'live' on after you die

Post by Candlelight.kk on 24th August 2017, 10:54

Yes, it is possible - in more ways than one ...

What if you could "talk" digitally to your descendants, not just appear in photo albums?

Extract from an article by BBC's Technology of Business reporter, Suzanne Bearne :

After you die, how do you fancy springing back to life in the form of a digital avatar?

Your digital ghost could jump onto Facebook and join in a light-hearted argument about Friends, or post Instagram updates reminiscing about that Italian road trip you took with an ex-lover.

Living a digital afterlife might sound strange - a possible episode of satirical TV show Black Mirror perhaps - but some start-ups are investing serious time and money in the concept.

Eternime, for example, plans to combine your online footprint - made up of everything you've ever posted on social media, your thoughts, smartphone pictures and so on - with artificial intelligence to create a digital version of yourself.

This digital representative could interact with your loved ones - and your descendants - long after you've died.
"Depending on the facts it has collected, the avatar will be able to offer anything from basic biographical data to being an engaging conversational partner ...

Read more: HERE

    Current date/time is 23rd October 2018, 05:12