Even Forbes, which should know better, has its lame reporters reporting on the “mind” of Sophia, the first “robot citizen” of Saudi Arabia. https://www.forbes.com/sites/zarastone/2017/11/07/everything-you-need-to-know-about-sophia-the-worlds-first-robot-citizen/#29420af346fa This big electric puppet, with some small “ai” features useful in tricking children into thinking it is alive, is claimed to have mind and emotions. After characterizing the robot as aContinue reading “Too bad there wasn’t a beheading…”
Monthly Archives: November 2017
Finally, a ROBOT THAT JUMPS!
I’ve been writing about the (incorrect) direction of much of robotics, along with the fakery which implies robots are more than they are for 15 years. The alternative I’ve pushed is building an agile body over “Ai” or “mind” popular with almost everyone. In my opinion, a mindless body that is physically agile – oneContinue reading “Finally, a ROBOT THAT JUMPS!”