Eugenia Kuyda is a psychotherapist, author, and entrepreneur who has created a chatbot that can become friends with users on an emotional level. In this conversation with Lex Fridman, Kuyda discusses the negative effects of loneliness, the importance of creating meaningful connections with others, and her experience with depression and artificial intelligence.
In this video, Eugenia Kuyda discusses her work on a chatbot companion for her deceased friend Roman. She describes how the project has received international media attention and how she remains optimistic about the potential of artificial intelligence for human connection.
In the video, Kuyda discusses the potential for developing strong, lasting connections with artificial intelligence. She notes that while the current design of her AI companion is "just a super early mvp," she is excited for the eventual release of a more sophisticated and realistic version.
In this podcast, Eugenia Kuyda discusses her friendship with an AI companion and how it has helped her to better understand and appreciate life. She thanks her sponsors for supporting the podcast, and shares words from Carl Sagan about the importance of facing death head-on and being grateful for the brief time we have on Earth. Kuyda's story is a touching reminder of the value of companionship and the importance of making the most of our time on this planet.