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The Digital Clone

5 min readMar 12, 2023

I remember back in 1996 when the Roslin Institute in Scotland associates presented Dolly to the World.
It was a Finnish Dorset sheep and the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell.
It made headlines everywhere!

But today, I want to explore a different type of “cloning”: the digital clone.

I formerly talked about the battle between humans x AI, but today I would like to focus on the present stage of AI and how much and fast it could improve.

When I talk about AI, I know many people hear it incredulously. This may only happen in a far-distant future or in a Sci-Fi movie.

At the end of this article, I will demonstrate how easy it is TODAY to create something unbelievably realistic, sitting comfortably in my backyard.

All that is required is access to some of the current AI tools available by a web browser (I will leave a link to websites I used at the end of the video, so you can try them yourself).

Although I am a total believer in open technologies and broad access to everybody, I would like to explore the risks posed by making this technology so easy and pervasive.

When Albert Einstein started to settle down the ideas that led to his famous equation: E=mc2, little he knew, a couple decades later…




A free thinker, mechanical engineer, musician, composer, and writer, with over forty years of experience in the automotive and technology industries!