Nearly half smartphone users ‘can imagine falling in love with Siri’ – study

Almost half smartphone users could imagine falling in love with Siri, a study has revealed. Experts predict humans will soon start to develop sexual feelings for their virtual assistants. In recent years, the demand for digital devices has grown rapidly, along with its users’ desire to build fulfilling relationships with their virtual assistants. It appears that artificial intelligence researchers are pushing the boundaries in teaching robots how to understand and react to human emotion. According to research published in 2012, 87 percent of iPhone users used Siri at least once a month. However, new research suggests the built in intelligent assistant, which uses natural voice to communicate, has worked its charm on users, as many of them claim they are falling in love with it. The survey, which…


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