Meet Sophia, the human-like robot that wants to be your friend and ‘destroy humans’

Would you trust a human-like robot to teach your children? Or perhaps to serve you in the health care system?That’s the goal of Hanson Robotics, an American company that creates robots “capable of building a trusted relationship with people.”David Hanson leads the engineers and designers that created Sophia, a human-like robot capable of talking to you and making more than 62 facial expressions.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Do humans trust robots too much?In a video captured by CNBC last March demonstrating Sophia’s capabilities, Hanson asked the android — it looks similar to Audrey Hepburn and Ava from Ex Machina — if she would be his friend.“That’s a very flattering offer,” Sophia said, with a smirk on her face.He also jokingly asked her, “Do you want to destroy humans?… Please say no.” He quickly turned red…


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