Today’s Special


Could Avatars of Dead Presidents Sway Elections?

The tech company Seyyer has a video of Reagan talking about the recent crisis in Egypt.

news.discovery.com reports that a new technology called cognitive video regeneration has seemingly brought Ronald Reagan back from the dead — a potential glimpse into how politics might be played in the future — if not the present. The technology was developed by a company called Seyyer, who has created the Reagan “Live From the Other Side“series of videos in which the late president can be seen and heard talking about such things as the recent crisis in Egypt, the 11th anniversary of 9/11, and even the current election.But while fascinating and even a little bit macabre, could technologies like this actually impact on public opinion?

Find out at http://news.discovery.com/tech/avatar-affect-elections-120918.html