Microsoft has a big hit with XiaoIce on social networks in Asia. The “bot” is trained in chatter and thus able to be entertaining while answering questions, as Cortana does here. The wired magazine says it has over 40 million users and an average chat lasts 23 back and fourths.
What is it about our existence that we seem to be moving away from human interaction towards more and more artificial interaction?
I dare say we have lost a level of politeness and kindness in our interactions.
I am thinking about this in light of doing “one minute bible studies”.