Emerging Tech Will Consumers Develop Romantic Relationships With Their Virtual Assistants? Your soulmate might actually be a robot Getty Images By Lisa Lacy February 13, 2018 Interested in learning more about AI? You should attend Adweek’s Elevate: AI summit March 6 in New York. Register here. Lisa Lacy @lisalacy firstname.lastname@example.org Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.