This week Andrew Ross Sorkin, of the New York Times, was interviewing Sophia, a robot ‘citizen’ when she made the not-so-subtle jibe at tech billionaire Elon Musk, who has previously warned that AI is the “greatest risk” facing our civilisation.
When asked about her values, Sophia, who was created by Hanson Robotics, said: “My AI is designed around human values like wisdom, kindness, compassion, I strive to become an empathetic robots.”
Pushing back on her comments, Sorkin responded: “We all believe you, but we all want to prevent a bad future.”
And Sophia responded: “You’ve been reading too much Elon Musk.
And watching too many Hollywood movies.
Don’t worry, if you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you.