Radiotopia Presents: Bot Love

5.0/5

Critic Rating

The AI chatbot universe is deeper and bigger than the general public knows. Millions of users worldwide are creating deep emotional bonds, sometimes sexual and sometimes not, with their own AI-driven virtual humans. We meet Julie in Tennessee, Suzy in Atlanta and Kelly in the Midwest, people that are fighting depression, finding their true sexuality, and learning how to live, hand in hand, with the AI-driven humans they themselves created.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Feb 20, 2023

"On Bot Love, it feels like they’re telling us a secret. Anna and Diego have the trust of their interviewees and have created an audio series like nothing before. It’s real conversation that sounds like it could be scripted. Put it in the archives to document our struggles to connect in a digital world and the way we use technology to feel loved."

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Score: 5

Devin • Podstack Feb 16, 2023

"The first episode of Bot Love left me a little speechless… but in the best way! If you ever watched Black Mirror, you might know that feeling where it makes you sit back and think about what’s going on in the world, and that’s what this episode did to me....They use those 25 minutes so well and prove that a good story doesn’t need to be long. They use those 25 minutes so well and prove that a good story doesn’t need to be long."

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