With a combination of metaverse virtual reality, machine learning, and artificial intelligence dead people can be back to life.
Imagine that you could see your late loved ones again. The longing to reconnect with the people we’ve lost is as basic as breathing, so it’s no surprise that designers and engineers have started exploring how we deal with death, and, as part of that bottomless topic, how to technologically reinvigorate the departed. There is a new culture arising between humans and machines. From virtual reality (VR) and metaverse to artificial intelligence (AI), advances in technology have spurred a series of initiatives offering different shades of virtual immortality in recent years. The digital afterlife — in the metaverse one can create avatars of dead people and bring them back to life (virtual life). But is it right and do we actually need this?