Link: “The Jessica Simulation: Love and loss in the age of A.I.

Original post found at: https://www.sfchronicle.com/projects/2021/jessica-simulation-artificial-intelligence/

An article about a man whose fiancée had passed away years earlier, but by feeding old texts of hers into a sophisticated AI he could talk to a chatbot facsimile of her, bringing him some peace. There’s definitely a startling aspect to the story, but it’s thought-provoking and quite affecting.

a cartoony avatar of Jessica Smith is a socialist and a feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.