Inside the mechanical brain of the world's first robot citizen

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"You brought a friend with you here, and this is really freaking me out," the Tonight Show host tells David Hanson, CEO of Hanson Robotics, before inspecting the humanoid robot on stage. Sophia raises an eyebrow while looking out past the two men on stage. Hanson explains what Sophia does: It's a social robot that uses artificial intelligence to see people, understand conversation, and form relationships. "So she's basically alive; is that what you're saying?" Sophia says the Tonight Show is its favorite show and tells a corny joke. "I'm getting laughs," Sophia says, then suggests maybe it should host the show instead.