It's time for Holly and Phil to meet Sophia, one of the most intelligent robots in the world. Using artificial intelligence, Sophia can communicate with people and even use facial expressions to convey emotions - looking eerily human as she does so. Sophia, who's a UN Ambassador and even holds citizenship, prepares a drawing of Holly & Phil and joins us in the studio alongside her creator, Dr David Hanson. Broadcast on: 21/11/19 Like, follow and subscribe to This Morning! Join Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes as we meet the people behind the stories that matter, chat to the hottest celebs and cook up a storm with your favourite chefs!
I can never quite work out how how I feel about robots. For every Terminator in Terminator, there's a Terminator in Terminator 2. You know what I mean? So, when I was offered the opportunity to interview the famous Sophia robot at the Bright Day tech festival in Haarlem, I had to do it. I needed to know for sure whether robots are a force for good or evil. This meant one thing: I had to ask Sophia humanity's biggest questions – something you can watch in the video above.