AI gives people their voices back

To talk to machines will soon be commonplace — Germany and Europe should have a say in this conversation. Kristian Kersting publishes his monthly column "Aus dem Maschinenraum der KI" in the "Welt am Sonntag".

Val Kilmer is one of my Hollywood heroes — not only because of his roles in "Top Gun" or "Batman Forever": In 1997, when I was still studying computer science in Freiburg, he gave his voice and body to the master thief Simon Templar in "The Saint". Actually, Simon Templar wants to retire. But then he falls in love with the scientist Emma Russell, from whom he is to steal a formula for "cold fusion". He switches sides and turn on the powerful billionaire Tretiak. In the end, Emma and Simon manage to get the formula made available to the whole world for free. Wow! Passion for science, solving the global energy problem, love, and action— what else is there to want for a young student...

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Kristian Kersting (2021): AI gives people their voices back. Welt am Sonntag, September 19, 2021, page 23 .