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Hanson Robotics Creates Sophia - More Human than Trump?

Hanson Robotics Sophia and Donald Trump
Sophia - friendlier than Trump?
Hanson Robotics specializes in creating human-like, fully automated robot heads with their latest model, Sophia, looking more life-like than Donald Trump.

Seriously, that's her in in the photo on the right (do I really need to say she's the one on the left?). Of the two which one would you trust more?

Before you answer check out Sophia in action in the video below.



I'd still trust this
guy over Trump.
Despite the fact that she's quite happy to agree to destroy all humans I'd still take my chances that she's less capable of doing such a thing than Donald Trump.

However, her scarily real and very life-like features suggest that we're probably only a few years away from Terminators. In fact, between separate companies, we already have almost all the components. We're just waiting for someone with enough money to put them all together.


Boston Dynamics,
Atlas Robot.
Hanson Robotics has got robot-human heads down.

Boston Dynamics is perhaps a few design tweaks away from the perfect skeleton base with its Atlas robot.

Real Dolls
production line.
Once that happens we have Real Dolls (NSFW) making life-like silicone bodies that could be adapted to cover a robotic skeleton - just like the fictional Terminator machines.

From there it's just a question of getting the artificial intelligence right (still probably the biggest hurdle to date) but judging by Arnie's Terminator in the very first movie... well, it doesn't need to be too much smarter than being able to identify a target and fire a gun.

With all that we know publically about the rise and development of robots who's to say some private investor hasn't already bank rolled an actual Terminator and is using it to try and take over the world?

Wait a minute... that hair, that penchant for making things up as he goes, promoting higher gun ownership, that plan to build a wall, that ambition to run one of the world's biggest nations... could Donald Trump be a robot terminator?

"Pay no attention to that
man behind the curtain!"
No human would ever think to boycott Apple on the fly and expect to win a majority in a Presidential campaign - it's illogical. That's shoddy programming right there. People love their iPhones, iPads and Mac Books. Has he seen the queues outside Apple stores every time they announce a new product for sale?

The real Donald Trump is probably some wizened old man behind a curtain sitting on a pile of money just so he can reach the buttons on his control panel.

Hanson Robotics,
Einstein head.
Don't believe me? Hanson Robotics has already made heads that look like actual living people who existed like Einstein and the author Philip K. Dick.

Donald's comb over hasn't gotten any thinner in the last ten years - that could be an indicator that it's a hair piece glued over a bunch of clockwork and wires.

Getting under Sophia's skin.
Someone needs to ask him directly if he plans to destroy all humans.

If all that isn't worrying enough. Check out the video below... does that head look familiar?

Albert Terminator?





Footnote:


Philip K. Dick says he'll keep us all safe in his 'People Zoo' so there's nothing to be worried about at all.

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