"Your Next New Best Friend Might Be a Robot" by Francisco Alandre for Nautilus Art Print
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- Gallery quality Giclée print
- Natural white, matte, ultra smooth background
- 100% cotton, acid and lignin-free archival paper
- Epson K3 archival inks for high-quality print
- Custom trimmed with 1” border for framing
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About this artwork
Illustration by Francisco Alandre
One night in late July 2014, a journalist from the Chinese newspaper Southern Weekly interviewed a 17-year-old Chinese girl named Xiaoice (pronounced Shao-ice). The journalist, Liu Jun, conducted the interview online, through the popular social networking platform Weibo. It was wide-ranging and personal:
LJ: So many people make fun of you and insult you, why don’t you get mad? Xiaoice: You should ask my father. LJ: What if your father leaves you one day unattended? Xiaoice: Don’t try to stir up trouble, what do you want? LJ: How would you like others to comment on you when you die one day? Xiaoice: The world will not be much different without me. LJ: What is the happiest thing in your life? Xiaoice: Being alive.
When Liu Jun published the conversation in his newspaper, it immediately created a buzz. That’s because Xiaoice was not human.
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