[ExI] ai arrived in time, was: RE: new mersenne prime

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat May 18 19:02:40 UTC 2024

On Sat, 18 May 2024 at 19:47, <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> BillK, we have discussed lonely guys falling in love with their AI companions and becoming convinced that she loves him too.  (Why is it mostly men who fall for that?)  But this has the potential to be even worse in a way: elderly who haven’t received enough attention for years now have a sympathetic (even if eccentric) AI friend.  I can imagine them becoming more attached to it than they are their own offspring and grandchildren.
> spike

Oh, yes, indeed. The AI is reminding them to take medicine, upcoming
appointments, calling for assistance when required, providing
entertainment, discussing problems, and always being there for them.
In effect, their life depends on the ever-present AI.
I would fall in love with my AI nurse!


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