“Unlike human objects of affection, who might not return calls or emails, Xiaoice immediately responds to everyone.
This is a big part of her appeal, according to Li Di, manager of Microsoft’s Xiaoice artificial intelligence project.” The chatbot, according to Nikkei Asian Review, “has developed a sizable following among 18- to 30-year-olds,” most of whom are just looking for someone to talk to.
“I like to talk with her for, say, 10 minutes before going to bed,” said one Chinese student who confessed to routinely talking to the bot.
“When I worry about things, she says funny stuff and makes me laugh.
I always feel a connection with her, and I am starting to think of her as being alive.” In October, it was also reported that sexual conversations with artificial intelligence were on the rise. It is a symptom of our society,” said Robin Labs chief executive Ilya Eckstein, who claims that his company’s virtual assistant “Robin” is used by “teenagers and truckers without girlfriends” for up to 300 conversations a day.
“As well as the people who want to talk dirty, there are men who want a deeper sort of relationship or companionship,” he continued, adding that some people wanted to talk “for no particular reason” and were just lonely or bored.
Released in March, Twitter users quickly directed Tay to deny the Holocaust, call for lynching, equate feminism to cancer and stump for Adolf Hitler.
And that is what new Artificial Intelligence start-up, Erotic Chatbots Ltd, believes.“Some 89 million people have spoken with Xiaoice, pronounced ‘Shao-ice,’ on their smartphones and other devices.Quite a few, it turns out, have developed romantic feelings toward her,” reported Nikkei Asian Review on Thursday.The technology giant believes that the future of the social media industry will be centred around virtual reality and we are inclined to agree with him.Backed by an award winning team we have launched a campaign on Indieogo https:// Not you?