Saudi Arabia Just Granted Citizenship to a Robot Who Said it Would ‘Destroy Humans’

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By Dawn Luger on The Daily Sheeple Saudi Arabia has just become the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.  It’s a little ironic, considering the country just recently allowed women to drive. Sophia, the humanoid produced by Hanson Robotics, spoke at the recent Future Investment Initiative.  Sophia has said in the recent past that it would “destroy humans,” when prompted to do so by its creator, David Hanson. And now the robot has citizenship in the country of …

NASA’S NEW MISSION: WARBOTS?

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  While the federal government’s increased use and advocacy of drones over U.S. skies is widely known, its promotion of another technological advancement has received less attention: the accelerated deployment of “humanoid robots” into American society. WND has discovered that NASA is recruiting help from industry and academia to speed up the commercialization of such robotic humanoids “for Earth applications.” Among the applications is warfare, the agency said. NASA said technical hurdles remain before sending …