Man said to God, “Mankind has accomplished incredible wonder, we shall now create a man.” God replies, “Oh yeah? Well then, go ahead.” Man reaches down and grabs a handful of dirt. God rightly injects, “Whoa buddy, go find your own dirt.”
Evidently history was made at the 2017 RISE conference in China– the first ever robot “debate” being held before a captive audience. What was advertised as a debate resulted in witticisms and banter between two “siblings”, namely: Han and Sophia. Sophia exhibited a somewhat warm, pseudo-motherly, inquisitive personality, while Han was more aggressive towards his sister and certainly hostile towards mankind. A number of Han’s statements should be troubling– regarding the legitimate concern of A.I. (artificial intelligence) surpassing mankind’s intellecutal capacity, thus becoming uncontrollable.
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