AI/robotics researcher at UT Austin and then MIT. Now at Bots Alive, prototyping simple robots with lifelike behavior.
On April 5, Netflix moved from its five-star ratings to a binary system of thumbs up and down.
Modern character AI could be better.
For most of us, NPCs and electronic toy characters cannot sustain an illusion of life past our initial interaction with them. They suffer from predictability, simplicity, and inauthentic…