Virtual Person in Science Fiction
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Name

Author (Publication Date)

Robert Heinlein (1966)
Stephen Baxter (2008)
William Gibson (1996)
William Gibson (1996)

Related Science Fiction in the News

Hacker Creates Augmented Reality Anime Girlfriend
'She is Tei Toei. She is ... a congeries of software agents.'
(re: William Gibson, 7/10/2012 )
Is Aimi Eguchi Real or Virtual? Updated!
Japanese audiences are puzzled; is she an idoru?
(re: William Gibson, 6/17/2011 )
Denise, Your Virtual Assistant
Remarkable software gives you access to the virtual person you've been looking For.
(re: Robert Heinlein, 4/25/2011 )
Love Plus Dating Sim Requires Kissing
Dating in the virtual world of Love Plus; would you have a relationship with a virtual person?
(re: William Gibson, 10/31/2009 )
'E' Digital Essence Of Evil Like SID 6.7
Researchers create pure evil in the laboratory; 'E' uses both definitions of evil and case studies of evil persons.
(re: Eric Bernt, 11/4/2008 )
Beautification Engine Digital Facial
This goes way beyond photoshopping away a few wrinkles; and yet, sf authors have led the way on this idea.
(re: Bruce Sterling, 10/9/2008 )
Webkare - Virtual Boyfriends
Are men or women more likely to become interested in a virtual friend/lover? Japanese schoolgirls are voting with their fingers on this one.
(re: William Gibson, 9/26/2008 )
Emily Lifelike Animation Sets New Standard
This new technique presents a character that may have made its way successfully across the 'uncanny valley.' Are synthespians far behind?
(re: William Gibson, 8/19/2008 )
Virtual Girlfriends Updated
Tomb Raider Lara Croft and V-Girl Vivienne, much loved personality-constructs, have both been updated this past week.
(re: William Gibson, 7/25/2005 )
Vocaloid Voice - Soul Singing Synthesis
Are you tired of listening to poor quality voice synthesis? Had enough of those monotone recitations of email? Wondering what to do with all those song lyric sites strewn across the Internet? You're in for a treat.
(re: William Gibson, 11/25/2003 )

 

 

 

 

 

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