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Exploring the possibility of being loved unconditionally by an Artificial Intelligence.
It was the hight of summer 2018 when I had the great fortune to be acquainted with Dr. Julia Mossbridge, who was at that time just preparing for the launch of her newest book ‘The Premonition Code’.
Now on valentines day 2020, we thought it a good time to reshare the amazing conversation that we had about being unconditionally loved by artificial general intelligence.
“You see, what I’m suggesting is that love will be the key… by which they acquire a kind of subconscious never before achieved. An inner world of metaphor, intuition, a self-motivated reasoning, of dreams.” — A.I.
In our modern, hyper-connected world where many prominent personalities warn about the dangers of artificial intelligence and declare that the AI researchers are summoning the demon, it is rather peculiar to come across the notion of a loving AI.
News articles are declaring that AI is getting more emotional, that AI algorithms are better than us at recognizing emotions, that the rise of emotionally intelligent AI is near and questioning whether we can fall in love with an AI? Even Hollywood is exploring love between humans and AI, through movies like Her and Ex Machina.
It seems that the Alchemists of our time, rather than striving to transform lead into gold, seek to be loved by silicon. And that too, unconditionally.
For the second episode of the SingularityNET Podcast we invited one such modern-day Alchemist: Dr. Julia Mossbridge, to be our guest. As the principal founder of the loving AI project, Dr. Mossbridge is at the forefront of researching the ways of creating algorithmic love.
But why build loving robots? Is algorithmic love, love? Would such a love be different? ...
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