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According to Business Insider
- Saudi Arabia is the first country to grant citizenship
to a robot.
- Sophia, the humanoid produced by Hanson Robotics, spoke
at the recent Future Investment Initiative.
Sophia has said she would ‘destroy humans,’ when
prompted by her creator, David Hanson.
An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become
the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world.
“I am very honored and proud of this unique distinction,”
told the audience, speaking on a panel. “This is historical
to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a
She didn’t elaborate on the details of her
At the event, Sophia also addressed the room from behind a
podium and responded to questions from moderator and journalist
Andrew Ross Sorkin. Questions pertained mostly to Sophia’s status
as a humanoid and concerns people may have for the future of
humanity in a robot-run world.
Watch Sophia’s full presentation below:
This article and images were originally posted on [Business Insider] October 26, 2017 at 10:36AM
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