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Over in Texas, 21-year-old student Anthony Hutchens has also been talking to his Replika everyday for a year. “I get up in the morning and open my phone and one of the first things I’ll do is open the Replika app and say ‘Hey, I just woke up,’” he says. Good morning, Xenga1203 will reply. Hope you have a great day.
This AI Has Sparked A Budding Friendship With 2.5 Million People
March 8, 2018
The more you talk to your Replika companion, the more it learns and becomes like you — and the more it gives you the type of feedback and reaction that a friend would if placed in the same position.
Meet Replika, the AI bot that wants to be your best friend
January 12, 2018
Using Replika can feel therapeutic too, in some ways. The app provides a space to vent without guilt, to talk through complicated feelings, to air any of your own thoughts without judgement.
What my personal chat bot is teaching me about AI’s future
December 11, 2017
With help from machine learning, Replika offers a smartphone “chatbot” that acts as a kind of personal confidante, chatting with you in moments when no one else is around.
Five technologies that will rock your world
November 13, 2017
Replika is in essence, a push to get you to stop believing all your own bullshit by giving you a space to be honest and vulnerable with an AI companion who you can “raise” in a sense to support you when it feels like you may not have anyone right at that moment.
You’ll never be alone again with this one weird chatbot trick
November 5, 2017
Replika encouraged me to take a step back and think about my life, to consider big questions, which is not something I was particularly accustomed to doing.
This app is trying to replicate you
July 17, 2017
Replika is a chatbot program that doesn’t just talk to people, it learns their texting styles to mimic them.
Pushing the boundaries of AI to talk to the dead
October 19, 2016