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William Shatner Turns 90, AI Version of Him will Live On Indefinitely


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Actor William Shatner at 90.

William Shatner, who just turned 90, announced that he has partnered with tech company StoryFile to create an interactive, artificial intelligence-powered video version of himself "so family and friends can interact with him for years to come." Shatner to create the A

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Captain James T. Kirk, 90 years old? The flirtatious caption of Star Trek's Enterprise will always be young on screen, but the actor who played him, William Shatner, turned 90 on Monday. And he announced that he's creating an interactive AI-powered video "so family and friends can interact with him for years to come."

Shatner partnered with tech company StoryFile to create the AI video, which the public should be able to interact with by May. Company co-founder and CEO Heather Maio-Smith says the video is "not an avatar, not a deep fake," but involves the real Shatner answering questions about his life and work.

 

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