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We already turn to our smartphones for help with all sorts of tasks, such as checking the weather or getting directions. But could the next role for your hand-held device be as your therapist?

Apple plans to make Siri, its digital assistant, better at responding to people’s mental-health issues — an ambition that has raised serious ethical concerns among some health experts.

Source: CBC News

Date: September 28th, 2017

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/i-m-sorry-to-hear-that-why-training-siri-to-be-a-therapist-won-t-be-easy-1.4302866

Discussion

1) What are some possible ethical issues about designing an app to be a therapist?

2) Is there any possibility to make money or design a business off this development in Siri?

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