Today we travel to a future where dying isn’t the end.
What if you could live on as a simulation? A bot that knows everything you’ve ever said, and can pretend to be you?
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- James Vlahos — journalist & author of Talk to Me: How Voice Computing Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Think
- Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad — research scientist at KenSci, Inc, professor of computer science at University of Washington
- Anita Hannig — professor of anthropology at Brandeis University
- Joy Butler — attorney
- Barbie Wants to Get to Know Your Child
- A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality
- How the dearly departed could come back to life – digitally
- Speak, Memory
- Goodbye for Now by Laurie Frankel
- Death-tech and the future of death – exploring what it means to live and die
- Years Ago, My Sister Vanished. I See Her Whenever I Want.
- Why Do 4-Year-Olds Love Talking About Death?
- Black Mirror Episode 4, ‘Be Right Back’: Death and the RealDoll
- A Creepy New Startup Wants To Create Living Avatars For Dead People
- These 2 tech founders lost their friends in tragic accidents. Now they’ve built AI chatbots to give people life after death
- This creepy AI will talk to loved ones when you die and preserve your digital footprint
- Why are people pretending to be dead on Instagram?
- #Funerals and Instagram: Death, Social Media and Platform Vernacular
- New Memory Cultures and Death: Existential Security in the Digital Memory Ecology
- Talking About Death in America: An Anthropologist’s View
- Living and Aging in the Land of Denial
- Death, memorialization, and social media: A platform perspective for personal archives
- In beloved memory of: Facebook, death and subjectivity
- Legal Issues for Avatars and Virtual Reality. Part One. The Right of Publicity.
- Legal Issues for Avatars and Virtual Reality. Part Two. Minimizing Risk.