Posted by Rob Slade on July 31, 2015.
Lonely Chinese are chatting with a smartphone program.
“Since Xiaoice collects vast amounts of intimate details on individuals, the program inevitably raises questions about users’ privacy.”
Siri, Cortona, Xiaoice, etc. At least with Facebook you have to semi-deliberately share your deepest secrets with the world. But who is going to remember (or guard) what they say to a chatbot?
Maybe the NSA isn’t missing a trick. Depends upon whether they are funding the next-generation, cross-platform, voice-response chatbot cum search engine cum digital friend/assistant.
Maybe the movie “Her” should have been titled “She.” As in “She Who Must Be Obeyed” …Share This: Submitted in: News, News_privacy, News_surveillance, Rob Slade, Social Media |
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