Well, Sophie Is Clever — So What? Does AI Robotics Have Practical Application?
“Wow, she is certainly wittier than some of my acquaintances!” That was my thought when I first saw her on TV. AI robot Sophia, a creation of Hanson Robotics, really impresses at first sight. She jokes, she gives speeches, and recently she even announced that she wants a baby! Looks pretty nice, but... what kind of practical value might it have?