The movie Her shows us a futuristic world where humans engage in romantic relationships with computers. Can robots really understand or perhaps simulate human emotions? Is the future of love virtual? Dr. Zerrin Yumak (Information and Computing Sciences, UU) discusses how virtual characters work.
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Is it possible to travel through time and space? How does our brain store memories? Where did all the antimatter go after the Big Bang? And will we ever happily marry a robot? In this series we investigate some of the most mind-blowing questions in science.