Hello hologram, do you love me?

Yoon Hyun-min plays double roles as holographic companion Holo (left) and its creator Go Nan-do, who falls for a woman (played by Ko Sung-hee, far left) who is unable to recognise faces.
Yoon Hyun-min plays double roles as holographic companion Holo (left) and its creator Go Nan-do, who falls for a woman (played by Ko Sung-hee, far left) who is unable to recognise faces.PHOTO: NETFLIX

Netflix's new science-fiction K-drama poses the question of whether a person can fall in love with an AI hologram

Amazon's AI, Alexa, is a handy assistant that has been immortalised in meme culture, with users seeing her as something of a friend.

Netflix's latest K-drama, My Holo Love, takes this a step further and asks, can you fall in love with an AI hologram?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 10, 2020, with the headline 'Hello hologram, do you love me?'. Print Edition | Subscribe