Here’s one for the conversation designers out there: a special chatbot edition.
Issue #143 (August 4th, 2021)
Will chatbots replace doctors?
Will chatbots replace psychologists?
Will chatbots let us talk to the dead?
WILL CHATBOTS TAKE OVER THE WORLD?! (JK)
👍 With all the recent hype surrounding GPT-3, you may have missed Facebook’s release of Blender
Bot 2.0, which in some ways is more advanced technology. GPT-3’s knowledge is static, but Blender Bot can access the internet and remember things. The robots are learning.
👻 In a page taken straight out of Black Mirror, a Canadian writer used GPT-3 to create a chatbot version of his deceased fiancée. And while the details aren’t as creepy as it sounds, it does raise some ethical questions.