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Tokyo's AI Boy Shibuya Gets Official Residency

A virtual character, named Shibuya Mirai that resembles a chatty 7-year-old boy has been granted official residency of a busy central Tokyo district Shibuya.

Tokyo's AI Boy Shibuya Gets Official Residency

  • Shibuya district is known for its fashion-conscious young people and the district has given the character his own special residence certificate.
  • After receiving the residence certificate Mirai has become Japan’s first, and maybe the world’s first, artificial intelligence bot to be granted a place on a real-life local registry.
  • Mirai, whose name means “future” in Japanese, is supposed to be a first grader at an elementary school.
  • “Shibuya Mirai” does not exist physically, but he is able to text conversations with humans on the  LINE messaging app.
  • Mirai reply to messages and make light-hearted alterations to selfies he is sent. 
  • He loves painting and chatting with people, taking pictures and observing humans.
Tokyo's AI Boy Shibuya Gets Official Residency Tokyo's AI Boy Shibuya Gets Official Residency Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 07, 2017 Rating: 5

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