I’m Not an AI-Bot, I’m a Free Man

“Professors need their own bots.” “Digital doubles,” he called them. “To make it easier for students to connect and learn.”

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
6 min readApr 26, 2024

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“Hi, could I please have a word with Professor Vermeulen?” the student asked.

“This is Erik Two. How may I assist you?” the bot replied helpfully.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.