AI resurrector lets people Skype their dead relatives

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

The death of a loved one is an irreparable loss, but tokens of the departed can help grievers to remember what it was like when they were alive and appreciate their existence. While projects such as DNA Memorial enable future generations to learn more about their passed relatives' genetic makeup, a new startup called is going much further. By trawling traces of their online activity, the company wants to reconstruct people's personalities with an artificially intelligent version that friends and family can 'chat' to after they're gone. The uncanny idea — which bears a striking resemblance to an episode…

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