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Getting Closer to Digital Immortality

December 16, 2016

After his father’s death, Ray Kurzweil started collecting every scrap of information about his father that he could. He wanted his father back, and believed that the day would come when artificial intelligence, if supplied with enough information about a person, could produce a high-fidelity virtual replica of that person. Kurzweil has saved all that collected information against that day. That day may not be as far off as you might think, based on what some startup companies are doing even now. NBC News reports on the current state of the efforts.

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