We know how a robot be like. Conventionally, a robot will resembles to human in shape which is called as humanoid robots. Like humans, Humanoid robots too have a torso, a head, two arms and two legs. Sophia breaks all the features of a humanoid robot .The creator designed the outlook of Sophia resembling famous actress Audrey Hepburn. Sophia exemplifies Hepburn’s classic beauty,porcelainskin,a slender nose,high cheek bones,a convincing smile and attractive eyes that seem to change colour with light.
Dr Hanson is former imaginer in Disney who has a great aspiration to create genius machines. It was his dream to develop machines which are smarter than humans. Hanson used artificial intelligence for robot to solve word problems which are more complex for humans.
Sophia has artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition. Sophia uses voice recognition technology from alphabet Inc. the AI program analyzes conversations and extracts data which allows her to give responses. Sophia is an evolving genius machine. Her increasing intelligence will amaze the world and connect with world inconsiderate of age, gender and culture.
Saudi Arabia is the first country to grant its citizenship to a robot. Sophia was confirmed as a Saudi citizen during a business event in Riyadh. The country made this attempt to promote AI development in Saudi Arabia. Sophia attended many interviews so far. She even mocked one of the interviewers by addressing him as a “diehard Hollywood fan” and a “reader of Elon musk”. She reveals that her AI is designed around human values like wisdom, kindness, compassion etc.
The decision made by Saudi Arabia caused some issues .The main issue raised by people was that a female robot achieved more rights than millions of women and refugees in the country. Famous designers like Madelline Gannon and Musk opposed this development. They suggested that rapid growth in robotics in global manufacturing will cause people’s life at risk.
This may even led to the end of humanity and robots will gain supreme power over humanity.