Chinese mourners use AI to digitally resurrect the dead

At a quiet cemetery in eastern China

places it on a gravestone and plays a recording of his son.

They are words that the late student never spoke

but brought into being with artificial intelligence.

"I know you're in great pain every day because of me

and feel guilty and helpless,"

intones Xuanmo in a slightly robotic voice.

Even though I can't be by your side ever again

my soul is still in this world, accompanying you through life