Artificial Uncovered

Episode 5: The Art of Synthetic Friendships

Updated: Apr 17, 2019

Can an artificial intelligence make friends with a human, or is it incapable of forming connections with other people? And if an AI can make friends, can it ever be anything more than a superficial relationship?

In this episode, hosts Carmen and Justin explore whether or not the AI being Sophie can form friendships with humans— or if her communication with them is merely an act of deception.


Created by Bernie Su and Evan Mandery, Artificial Uncovered is a brand new sci-fi podcast discussing the real issues in modern artificial intelligence. La Trice Harper (Carmen) and Justin Lee (Justin) star in this weekly narrative podcast produced by 96 Next. Written by Micah McFarland.

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