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Apr 05, 2020

Artificial intelligence is preserving our ability to converse with Holocaust survivors even after they die

Survivors of the Holocaust now have the chance to preserve their stories in a way that allows them to directly answer future generations’ questions about their experiences.
Tonight, as the world struggles to contain and recover from the novel coronavirus, we offer a story we completed just before life changed so dramatically. It is a story of history, hope, survival and resilience,

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Apr 30, 2020

Celebrities, Influencers, And Entrepreneurs Share Their Zoom Backgrounds

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the word “zoom” referred to driving somewhere in a rush. Now, it’s taken on an entirely new meaning and a part of daily quarantine life for millions of people. In December 2019, the video conferencing platform had approximately 10 million daily meeting participants with the number increasing to more than 300 million by April 2020. So, despite social distancing rules,

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Aug 18, 2020

Boston’s Museum of Science launches COVID-19 AI experience

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts reported four new coronavirus deaths and more than 200 new cases on Monday, pushing the state’s pandemic death toll over 8,600 and its confirmed caseload closer to 115,000.

An uptick in cases prompted the state to hit pause last week on reopening the economy.

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Aug 17, 2020

Museum of Science launches interactive coronavirus exhibit

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Science and a top Harvard University health expert have teamed up to make it easier for anyone anywhere in the world to get answers to their burning questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

The interactive exhibit, featuring Dr. Ashish Jha and using StoryFile’s conversational video artificial intelligence technology, was unveiled Monday, the museum said in a statement.

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Aug 17, 2020

Museum of Science launches COVID-19 AI experience

Boston’s Museum of Science and a top Harvard University health expert have teamed up to make it easier for anyone anywhere in the world to get answers to their burning questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

The interactive exhibit, featuring Dr. Ashish Jha and using StoryFile’s conversational video artificial intelligence technology, was unveiled Monday, the museum said in a statement.

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Aug 17, 2020

Boston’s Museum Of Science Unveils Virtual Q&A Exhibit On Coronavirus

BOSTON (AP/CBS) – Boston’s Museum of Science and a top Harvard University health expert have teamed up to make it easier for anyone anywhere in the world to get answers to their burning questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

The interactive exhibit, featuring Dr. Ashish Jha and using artificial intelligence technology, was unveiled at the museum and online Monday.

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April 10, 2020

An AI Project that Allows us to Have Conversations with Dead Holocaust Survivors

60 Minutes recently ran a segment on a project that is currently in development where they conduct video interviews for a week with individual holocaust survivors for hours asking them around 2000 questions to answer.

The survivors come in every day wearing the same clothing and sitting in the same position to create a seamless way whereby in the future will be used so people can interview them and get immediate and answers to their questions through the use of AI.

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July 9, 2020

Real time video conversations with Holocaust survivors

The personal stories of Holocaust survivors are being preserved for future generations – who will be not only able to see a holographic image of an individual speaking, but also ask questions.The high tech project has been produced by the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation’s Executive Director Stephen Smith in collaboration with his wife, CEO of StoryFileHeather Maio-Smith. They’ve created an interactive artificial intelligence project, which enables Holocaust survivors to record their memories and respond in real time to questions, even after they’ve died.

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Feb 27, 2020

Joyce Ladner Used Her Stories to Raise Awareness of the Civil Rights Movement. Now, She’s Telling Them in a New Way

When The March, TIME’s virtual reality re-creation of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, opens to the public on Friday at Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History, visitors will be able to experience being part of the crowd on the day in 1963 when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Jan 16, 2020

StoryFile is developing interviews with scientists, activists, economists, politicians, and more, to share knowledge of the Climate Change Crisis and raise awareness of its urgency.

Using StoryFile’s app, you can have a conversation with the digital version of Terry. Through artificial intelligence, StoryFile creates immersive story experiences where you can interview anyone about their expertise and their stories.

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Sep 6, 2019

How StoryFile Technology Enables a Recorded Subject to Interact With Viewers

StoryFile uses artificial intelligence and natural-language processing to allow the platform to mimic a real conversation, preserving the subject’s answers for future generations to explore.

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