Who Needs Church When We've Got AI Jesus?

Author:
Kevin Hagino
Date:
February 22, 2023
Type:

How will church adapt as society encompasses technological advances such as artificial intelligence?

"A new app that lets you chat with as many as 20,000 notable people from the past is the latest AI offering to come out of the tech sphere. From legendary American baseball player Babe Ruth to US President Abraham Lincoln, Historical Figures uses advanced AI technology to help you learn about the lives and works of significant people from history. All you have to do is select the historical figure you want to chat with and start a conversation- all from the comfort of your mobile phone.

The app’s creator, Sidhant Chadda – a 25-year-old software engineer from Amazon, hopes it will turn teaching on its head by offering a more engaging and interactive way for children to learn. Imagine the day when we can take a virtual stroll in the park being taught philosophy by Aristotle himself. Or have a virtual coffee with Gandhi and put the world to rights? But what about AI presenting itself as Adolf Hitler? Or even Jesus?"

Image: Photo by Cristiano Firmani on Unsplash

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