Let’s shift online privacy from geek to chic. Let’s make privacy a conversation that everyone can understand.
AI chatbots like ChatGPT and Replika have certainly captured the public’s imagination in recent months. It seemed like we had been waiting an eternity for the Turing Test to be passed, and then one day before Christmas last year ChatGPT launched (and the scientific community also had a breakthrough with nuclear fusion); a big day indeed!
So we bought a vending machine. We bought personal data of nearby residents in New York. And we put that data directly onto the snacks in the vending machine, with recognizable internet branding, right outside Google’s New York headquarters.. And waited to see people’s reactions. Did they care?