Tokyo’s AI ‘boy’ first bot to gain a residency

Posted on:07 Nov 2017 11:28:33
Tokyo’s AI ‘boy’ first bot to gain a residency
07 November 2017 Current Affairs: Microsoft as a joint developer, an AI character was made an official resident of a busy central Tokyo district in Japan.

He doesn’t exist physically. He is a virtual chatty seven-year-old boy.

The virtual boy was named “Shibuya Mirai”. Mirai, whose name means “future” in the Japanese language.

He can have text conversations with humans on the widely used LINE messaging app.

He can reply to messages and make light-hearted alterations to the selfies he is sent.

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