Xiao Bing 小冰 is a female voiced ‘Advanced Natural Language Chat-bot’ service available for free through We Chat. The service is eerily similar to the 2013 movie ‘Her’.
A film about a man who falls in love with his computer’s operating system named ‘Samantha’.
He told Marketing: "It isn’t because it is better to converse with or have a relationship with a chatbot or robot than a human, but because some people can’t create good relationships for themselves.
“Lol, of course you’d like that girly stuff.” It didn’t exactly make sense. ” The comments were reminiscent of exchanges I’ve had with strangers, acquaintances, friends.He started off the conversation with, “Aren’t you going to say hi?” I responded politely but cautiously with a “hey.” He told me I had a pretty name, and then he asked me what I do for fun.Thousands of men across China describe her as their ‘virtual girlfriend’.Microsoft describe her as being “like an emotional companion”.