Why give AI a face?

Why give AI a face?

If you've ever watched 1980 blockbuster Alien, you'll know (perhaps subconsciously) the impact of an AI face. UneeQ’s Cognitive Architect, Piers Smith, explains the benefits digital humans have over faceless AI.

Create an AI that speaks human with these five essentials

Create an AI that speaks human with these five essentials

Writing for a digital human means writing for the ear, not the eye. There’s a HUGE difference, says Kevin Adams, Conversation Experience Designer at FaceMe. Here are five tips to nailing natural, conversational AI.


What went wrong with Clippy—the virtual assistant pioneer people loved to hate?

What went wrong with Clippy—the virtual assistant pioneer people loved to hate?

Microsoft’s ‘90s paperclip assistant taught us all about computer conversations—teachings you have to take into account when you design digital humans for a living, as FaceMe’s Head of Professional Services, Simon Grieve, explains.

Want to design a great product? Forget the product – obsess about the problem!

Want to design a great product? Forget the product – obsess about the problem!

The hallways of human invention are marvellous and many – laden with trophies to human creativity. But take a right at the Tesla, then swing left at Lindt chocolate – and suddenly you’re in the ghetto.