Hello Sophia, how’s Bina?

Hanson Robotics builds on its legacy; how real is the AI of this charming robot? Hanson Robotics, founded in 2003, has developed an AI-based animatronics robot that is strikingly compelling and a little scary, and for the cynics, highly questionable; its name is Sophia, and “she” tells jokes, winks, and has a philosophic Sophia awakens point of view — or ...

Kathleen Maher

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