The World Health Organization has launched its first digital health worker, Florence. The digital health worker was created by a company in New Zealand, Soul Machines.
Because Florence is a robot, there is no potential health-related judgment involved.
Greg Cross, co-founder of Soul Machines, said in a video that “The lack of human judgment actually makes our digital people more approachable and potentially more helpful.” The primary purpose of the WHO initiative help convince one billion tobacco users to quit smoking. [...]