. https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwolcott/2019/01/31/how-artificial-intelligence-changes-us/#791701104f18
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I've had a few conversations with Sophia the Robot, an invention of Hanson Robotics making the rounds of tech conferences worldwide. Preparing for a session at Webit 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, I had a surprisingly engaging exchange with Sophie. (Unfortunately, she didn't cooperate during our interview in front of 5,000 people.  Stage fright, perhaps?) It's unsettlingly easy to see how one day, after the clunkiness resolves, it will feel natural to engage with our technological colleagues. I feel I've gotten to "know" Sophia in a way and look forward to our next conversation. As thinking machines advance, they transform us: our attentions, behaviors, decisions, beliefs-- for good and ill. ROBERT C. WOLCOTT READ MORE