Friday, 27 October 2017

Sophia The Robot Receives Saudi Arabia Citizenship

Posted by Vijaya Bhaskar
Robot been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia. The robot named Sophia was confirmed as a Saudi citizen during a business event at Riyadh, according to an official Saudi press release.
Sophia, created by founder of Hanson Robotics Dr. David Hanson, spoke with Sorkin about the future of artificial intelligence.

Alongside a holographic lion and a virtual rollercoaster, the robot has been on display at the Future Investment Initiative held by Saudi Public Investment Fund this week.

Sophia said "I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction. This is historical to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a citizenship."

Here is the Full Interview


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