The quest for creating AI (Artificial Intelligence) is on. Two decades ago it all sounded like a far-fetched plot in a science fiction novel. Today, our best minds are working on creating a truly sentient digital brain. What has remained in the realms of fictions may soon become a reality. But how can a machine develop intelligence and could robots defeat and overcome the human race? Or will we be able to coexist? And finally, what will happen to society as we know it when robots become consciously aware of themselves? We pose these intriguing questions to a prominent robotic engineer – Professor Hod Lipson is on Sophie&Co today.
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These five robots will draw custom portraits of you
An interactive art installation called “Five Robots Named Paul” has five different robots that aim cameras at you and draw your portrait.