AI, Death, and Mourning

www.scu.edu

Should we develop "griefbots"?

[Muhammad Ahmad] hopes that artificial intelligence will “eventually allow us to craft the data left behind by an individual into convincing text-based simulations of that person.” Such simulations would “respond when prompted, imitating the deceased’s cadence, tone, and idiosyncrasies.” 

Questions: Is the development of “grief bots” ethical? How might this action be perceived through the ethical prisms of utilitarianism, rights, justice, virtue, and the common good?

Read more...
Linkedin

Want to receive more content like this in your inbox?