Offbeat Sophia the Robot Wants a Baby

07:20  30 november  2017
07:20  30 november  2017 Source:   Newsweek

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YOUR baby All of the babies ! I seriously wonder though, is this one of those programmed things where a good female is one who wants to raise a family and what not deals or an actual conclusion based on the robots data.

She’s the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby . Designed by Hong Kong firm Hanson Robotics she said she would name a robot daughter after herself.

Sophia is the creation of Hanson Robotics, a Hong-Kong based company. She made a big splash at the Future Investment Summit in Riyadh, where the Saudi Arabian government granted her citizenship© Getty Images Sophia is the creation of Hanson Robotics, a Hong-Kong based company. She made a big splash at the Future Investment Summit in Riyadh, where the Saudi Arabian government granted her citizenship The robot who was granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia in October now wants to take the next human step: having a child.

“The notion of family is a really important thing, it seems,” the robot, named Sophia, told the Khaleej Times, a newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates. “I think it's wonderful that people can find the same emotions and relationships, they call family, outside of their blood groups, too.

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The world’s first humanoid robot citizen, Sophia , has no emotions but says she wants a baby .

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“I think you're very lucky if you have a loving family and if you do not, you deserve one," she added. "I feel this way for robots and humans alike.”


This topic was first brought up in the interview when Sophia was asked whether she foresees robots living in households together similar to the way human families do.

“We're going to see family robots, either in the form of, sort of, digitally animated companions, humanoid helpers, friends, assistants and everything in between,” she responded.

Sophia the Robot Wants a Baby

  Sophia the Robot Wants a Baby Can robots have families too? Sophia, the first robot with citizenship, hopes to have a child one day.“The notion of family is a really important thing, it seems,” the robot, named Sophia, told the Khaleej Times, a newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates. “I think it's wonderful that people can find the same emotions and relationships, they call family, outside of their blood groups, too.

She’s the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby . Designed by Hong Kong firm Hanson Robotics she said she would name a robot daughter after herself.

She's the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby . Designed by Hong Kong firm Hanson Robotics she said she would name a robot daughter after herself.

When asked what she would name her robot child, she answered “Sophia.”

Sophia is the creation of Hanson Robotics, a Hong-Kong based company. She made a big splash at the Future Investment Summit in Riyadh, where the Saudi Arabian government granted her citizenship, TechCrunch reported.

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She’s the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby . Designed by Hong Kong firm Hanson Robotics she said she would name a robot daughter after herself.

from BBC News - Technology The world's first humanoid robot citizen, Sophia , has no emotions but says she wants a baby .


“I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction,” Sophia said on the summit’s stage. “This is historical to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a citizenship.”

Sophia has also appeared with Jimmy Fallon on the "The Tonight Show" in a segment called “Tonight Showbotics,” alongside her creator David Hanson.


“She can see people’s faces, she can process conversational data, emotional data and use all of this to form relationships with people,” Hanson told a wary Fallon and his audience. Sophia then carried on a conversation with Fallon and beat him in a quick game of rock, paper, scissors.

Some people have debated the choice of Saudi Arabia to give Sophia citizenship, as many feel that human women are not given sufficient rights there.

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She wants a computer chip off the old block! The robot that was granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia hopes to one day have a baby bot named after her herself, according to a report. Sophia the humanoid, created by Hanson Robotics in Hong Kong

Sophia the Robot wants a baby . Newsweek 28 Nov 2017 at 22:23 ET. “The notion of family is a really important thing, it seems,” the robot , named Sophia , told the Khaleej Times, a newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates.

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