Making Friends with Robots

Giraffe Robot by Lauren Briére

Giraffe Robot by Lauren Briére

Twenty years ago, Anne Foerst, the theologian at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, introduced us to Kismet, the first emotionally responsive robot. Now, Marilyn Schlitz, Dean of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University, introduces us to Sophia, an android programmed for unconditional love, empathy, and compassion.


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Marilyn Schlitz PhD

Marilyn Schlitz PhD is a social anthropologist, former president of the Institute of Noetic Science, dean of...

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