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Senior Citizens Make Up 17.5 pct of S. Korea’s Population in 2022

Senior Citizens Make Up 17.5 pct of S. Korea’s Population in 2022

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — People aged 65 and older took up 17.5 percent of South Korea’s population this year amid rapid aging, data showed Thursday, underscoring concerns that the demographic change could weigh on the country’s economy. The number of older adults stood at 9.02 million out of the country’s 51.6 million population [...]

AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent report has revealed that senior citizens who live alone tend to engage in ‘emotional talks’ with artificial intelligence (AI) speakers, where the speaker answers statements like “I am tired” or “How are you feeling?”, three times more often than others. SK Telecom Co. analyzed the pattern of [...]