In Cybertraps 156, the podcast discusses the potential dangers of AI-fitted teddy bears. These toys have the ability to read children personalized bedtime stories using private information they have overheard. The episode highlights a news item that warns about the privacy concerns associated with these “scary” gadgets.
- Harry Harrison – “I Always Do What Teddy Says” – https://www.deviantart.com/aegiandyad/art/I-Always-Do-What-Teddy-Says–259013944
- Jethro’s Copy from the book: https://www.dropbox.com/s/brrf8hkt3zbm2l8/I%20always%20do%20what%20Teddy%20Says.pdf?dl=0
- Amazon link: https://amzn.to/44JeusZ
- News Item: “Beware of the AI-fitted teddy bears: ‘Scary’ gadgets could read children personalised bedtime stories using private details they have overheard, leading toymaker claims” – https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article–12233551/ChatGPT-style-teddy-bears-read-bedtime-stories-toymaker-claims.html (scroll down for story)