Saudi Arabia bestows humanoid robot with citizenship

A humanoid named Sophia has made history by becoming the first robot in the world to be granted citizenship.

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday offered citizenship to the robot, designed by entrepreneur David Hanson.

Journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin made the announcement at the tail end of an interview with Sophia at The Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Full Article: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/saudi-arabia-bestows-humanoid-robot-citizenship-article-1.3591719

I guess we now know what Saudi Arabia thinks it's citizens should be.

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