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this company showed up in my work inbox today

Sonya Mann ✅ @sonya

From the PR person's email: "Knowing it'd be their biggest hurdle, the company has already transformed voice personalization using AI and speech synthesis — so now your virtual doppelganger not only sounds like you, but it can also sing like you, but better… and in Chinese."

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@sonya That sounds exhilarating and a little bit bewildering, just like good PR!

@sonya Wow, that'd be something to see. A whole new way to impersonate people. It reminds me of that episode of Black Mirror where the guy dies and his partner is offered a virtual replacement.

@sonya How do I become that version of me, so that I actually feel like I deserve my wife?

Uh -- asking for a friend. Yes. That. O_O