Black mirror is satire. I thought we were all on the same page.
As The independent report, Microsoft a patent was granted on a technology that would allow the company to take advantage of people’s (or even fictional people) online footprints and search for things like “pictures, voice data, social media posts” [and] electronic messages ”and use them to create a chatbot.
There are also provisions for humans to be able to train a bot on their own.
The patented technology would be able to create the bot from either a “past or present unit”. The latter is problematic in itself, as there are ten good reasons for anyone to simulate a conversation with a person because of their being alive
And the former is just … look, things like that has been and will forever suck. Let the dead rest and spare the living agony.