24 April 2018

The future and fortunes of fortune-telling Kangnam style

The Economist had a recent article about the continued popularity of fortune-telling, shamans, and clairvoyants in South Korea. It's interesting to see the established religions gradually fade in influence while the New Age variants emerge to take their place. The article eventually delves into the fanciful with a discussion of AI-empowered robots entering the fray.


VV said...

How would that work, a robot fortune teller? How would they access information from the great beyond?

Karlo said...

They get messages from the AI spirits on the other side.