Moment human-like robot tells students to ‘take risks’ in creepy graduation speech – it even responded to ‘haters’

May 14, 2024

A ROBOT created with artificial intelligence was selected by a US college to give the primary commencement speech, sparking fears of an AI takeover. What started as a normal commencement ceremony took a turn for the bizarre on Saturday when graduates and their families were introduced to Sophia the robot, who gave an inspiring address. Giving us, I don't know, a robot speech?" "It's only natural to wonder about the motives and intentions behind having an AI as a commencement speaker," she explained. The robot later served as the commencement speaker for a Rhode Island college's graduation.