Sophia the robot might not have a heart or brain, but it does have Saudi Arabian citizenship.
As of October 25, Sophia is the first robot in history to be a full citizen of a country.
Sophia was developed by Hanson Robotics, led by AI developer David Hanson. It spoke at this year's Future Investment Initiative, held in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.
Sophia once said it would "destroy humans," but this time around the robot spoke about its desire to live peaceably among humans.
Here's what the robot is all about.
Sophia was designed in Audrey Hepburn's image, with high cheekbones and a slender nose
Sophia has appeared on The Tonight Show and at numerous conferences around the world, including the World Economic Forum and the "AI For Good" Global Summit.
"Sophia is an evolving genius machine," the company states on its website. "Over time, her increasing intelligence and remarkable story will enchant the world and connect with people regardless of age, gender, and culture."
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