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Almost Half Of Us Say We Could Fall In Love With Siri

02/11/2015 12:58 GMT | Updated 02/11/2015 12:59 GMT

Siri can tell you what the weather is going to be, it can even help you plan your day but could it eventually be the one you want to spend the rest of your life with?

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According to research by Api.ai nearly half of us admitted that we could end up falling in love with an AI if it loved us back.

While AI comes in many forms, the one that fits the bill the closest is of course the digital personal assistant. Cortana and Siri are essentially by our sides 24/7 reminding us of meetings, helping us choose what to wear and even showing us how to cook.

As companies look to make these interactions even more personal the idea that they could then start liking us back slowly becomes less and less far fetched.

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It's important to note that these findings came from 12,000 of Api.ai's customers, all of whom are already embracing the world of having digital assistant.

What the figures do show though is that out of 12,000 people, 39 per cent were ready to accept the idea of being in love with a program, as long as it felt that way about them too.