With the bloom of technology, many powers of men are transferred to computers. There are many daily task now done by machines and computers which were previously done by humans. Many analysts predicted that soon machines will take over human being and will perform their task better then them.Also read : Failing to find a girl of his dreams, Engineer marries a robot
We have recently seen one such example where Saudi Arabia has bestowed citizenship on a robot named Sophia.
With her face like Audrey Hepburn and zingers about Elon Musk, Sophia the robot charmed the audience at the Future Investment Initiative.Also read : Epic Tech Demo Fails of All Time
Andrew Ross Sorkin, panel moderator, was given the news mid-interview. “We have a little announcement. We just learnt, Sophia; I hope you are listening to me, you have been awarded the first Saudi citizenship for a robot,” announced Sorkin.
The Sophia said that:
I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction. This is historical to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a citizenship.”
By becoming the first country to offer citizenship to a robot, Saudi Arabia hopes to promote itself as a hub for innovation and progressiveness.