"My AI is designed around human values like wisdom, kindness, compassion", Sophiasaid.
After introducing herself and demonstrating her "expressive face", Sophia explained why she needed the ability to show emotions. "Thank you for having me here at the Future Investment Initiative", she said. The lucky form of not-quite-artificial intelligence is named Sophia, a Hanson Robotics creation who's undoubtedly scripted to the gills.
While Sophia is happy with her citizenship, other have expressed concerns on Twitter about it.
The move is an attempt to promote Saudi Arabia as a place to develop artificial intelligence - and, presumably, allow it to become a full citizen.
In case you haven't seen Sophia before, the bot has made headlines over the past couple years when its previous displays of "human-like" expression haven't exactly impressed...
Here she is back in 2016 saying she'll destroy all humans.
"Don't worry, if you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you", Sophia added, to reassure Sorkin and her audience.
In March 2016, David Hanson, Sophia's creator, asked the robot: 'Do you want to destroy humans?.Please say no'.
In a matter of hours, the hashtag #Sophia_calls_for_dropping_guardianship was trending on Saudi social media, in reference to the harsh laws requiring Saudi women to be accompanied in public by a male guardian. Make robots that can really understand us and care about us.
For those who downloaded the developer preview of iOS 11 last June, however, the new emoji should have already arrived. We will have to keep you informed on any more information we get about iOS 11.1, but stay tuned for the beta releases.
The center of Ophelia "will pass to the south and southeast of the southeastern Azores by tonight", forecasters said. The Miami-based hurricane center says the British Isles, including Ireland, should be watching the storm's progress.
Some observers said that with the United States' demands, it is hard to see how the negotiators could reach an agreement. Critics say this fact gives Mexico an unfair advantage in NAFTA - a criticism that President Trump has echoed.
The little girl disappeared from the 900 block of Sunningdale wearing black pajama bottoms, black flip flops, and a pink shirt. The father of a three-year-old girl at the center of an Amber Alert in the Dallas area is in jail this morning.
One user questioned the fans' hand placements October 15, writing, "why are your hands on her stomach??? is she pregnant or what". "But does that mean Swift's ".Ready For It?" video is referencing Kanye West's "Famous" ? "In a new video for her song "...
A detective in the Florida panhandle had an unusual call Wednesday, when she had to capture a 9-foot-long Anaconda . A police officer and a giant snake faced off in Leon County, Florida, and the officer walked away victorious.
The match scheduled to begin at 7 pm is likely to be threatened by possible light to moderate showers as per weather forecasts. The city has been receiving good rainfall nearly on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear.
But by the end of the song, she's inviting this age-appropriate, power-adjacent white man over to meet her cats. And I got a boyfriend, he's older than us. "You're so cool, it makes me hate you so much (I hate you so much)".
Met Eireann Issues Weather Warnings Ahead Of Storm Brian
Met Éireann has also called the weather system " Storm Brian " for the first time having earlier been reluctant to do so. Some transport disruption is likely across the warning area, with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport.
Philippine military pushes to defeat last Marawi fighters
Following his appointment, Hapilon, based in Basilan, combined his terror unit with the Maute Group in central Mindanao. Hapilon is believed to have been involved in the 2001 kidnappings of three Americans, two of whom were later killed.
24 fall ill after consuming food on Tejas Express
The country's first high-speed Tejas Express boasting of Wi-Fi, LCD screens, and automatic doors, was flagged off on May 22. Ambulances were requisitioned and they were admitted to a local hospital and are under observation, IRCTC stated.
Sen. Schatz on Trump's Threat to NBC
This morning, President Donald Trump once again took aim at the mainstream media via Twitter over a story he didn't like. The Los Angeles Times reported that NBC and other networks don't hold licenses that cover their entire networks.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars
He also saw a team-high 4 targets but was quiet most of the day as Blake Bortles attempted just 14 passes in the blow out win. While the Steelers did not play well in any facet of the game, their offense was notably poor on Sunday.