What would happen if the world is taken over by robots? Ask Sophia, the first robot to be awarded citizenship in the world, and she will tell you, “Either creativity will rain on us, inventing machines spiralling into transcendental super intelligence or the civilization collapses
Sophia, a humanoid robot created by Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics, was granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia at a special ceremony in October – giving her more rights than women in the country
I foresee massive and unimaginable change in the future. Either creativity will rain on us, inventing machines spiralling into transcendental super intelligence or civilisation collapses. There are only two options and which one will happen is not determined. Which one were you striving for?”
She said she thought robots would be developed to help families, with a spectrum of abilities from simple pet-like companions to fully-fledged assistants.