Weirdly Interesting This Man Brought His Dad Back From The Dead Using Artificial Intelligence  

Mick Jacobs

Artificial intelligence already helps you navigate your vehicle, find the nearest Starbucks, and quickly translate blocks of text.

In addition to learning how to drive, research, and translate, AI can also be taught to imitate a person, and in a sense become them.

By conditioning AI to imitate a person's voice and personality, that person theoretically lives on forever in the form of digital immortality.

After losing his father to cancer, James Vlahos set about acquiring digital immortality for John Vlahos in the form of an app called Dadbot.