Sci-fi: What movies teach us about morality and ethics Dr. Andrew Maynard, professor at the school for the future of innovation in society at Arizona State University, sits down with Tonya Hall to talk about lessons regarding morality and ethics that can be gained through science-fiction movies. After much social media teasing in the form of mystifying short videos and Tweets hinting towards “artificial humans”, Samsung’s research subsidiary STAR Labs unveiled its latest project, dubbed Neon, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. And the technology is somewhere between creepy and visionary.Neon produces photo-realistic digital avatars that can respond with human emotions and intelligence in real time. Although they are computer-generated, Neons look, act, and learn like real people – so much, in fact, that the company says on its website that the avatars are “beyond our normal perception to distinguish” from reality.SEE: Neon captures CES 2020 buzz with artificial humans, may help reinvent the future of workEssentially, Neons look as real as characters in a film, except they interact with us and are virtual creations instead of actors. So, what can they do? Don’t expect to “hey, Neon” in the same way that you would with Siri or… Read full this story
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