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The world’s most viral robot issues new warning: Tech

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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Sophia, the humanoid robot, created by Hanson Robotics, exhibited during the Mobile World Congress, on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.   (Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Sophia, the humanoid robot, created by Hanson Robotics, exhibited during the Mobile World Congress, on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The world’s most viral robot issues new warning: Sophia, the viral robot from Hanson Robotics, famous for becoming the first world citizen and once threatening to destroy humankind, is issuing a new warning for how humans operate with technology.

In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Finance’s YFi PM, the three-year-old robot noted that inherently imperfect humans coding the technologies of tomorrow remain an error-prone liability. Read the story here first

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