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Me, Myself & AI

Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright are joined in the studio by a virtual assistant and Tom Hewitson, conversation designer for the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana.

Michael Rosen and Dr. Laura Wright are joined in the studio by a virtual assistant and Tom Hewitson - conversation designer for the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. They discuss whether virtual assistants can ever speak like actual humans, and how us humans are developing a new vernacular for machines. Mitsuku is a bot that won an award for most human-like AI and Tay is a now-deceased bot who learnt to speak like a Nazi.

Producers Eliza Lomas & Sally Heaven.

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