Sophia the robot, made by Hanson Robotics, is seen at the RISE Conference 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on July, 12 2017. | studioEAST/Getty Images
Robotics

Robot ‘Sophia’ Gets Saudi Citizenship, Raising Eyebrows Online

A humanoid robot built by Hanson Robotics was given citizenship by Saudi Arabia, where women are denied the same civil and political rights as men.

Published On 10/27/2017
9:26 PM EDT