Creating virtual Characters
Virtual Humans: Today and Tomorrow, David Burden, Maggi Savin-Baden
Almost Human: Goodbye Uncanny Valley, by Or Fleisher
These Influencers Aren’t Flesh and Blood, Yet Millions Follow Them, New York Times
History of Virtual Beings
Virtual Humans Stepping Out (1998)
Virtual pop star's chart bid (2000)
Virtual Beings, (2001)
Bruce Wilcox (AI guru 1995-2003)
"AI software to make avatars, bots and robots communicate in a human-like way."
"Instant 3D avatars from a single photo"
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