Sophia was taking questions at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in Hyderabad, when someone in the audience demanded to know her favourite actor. She said she would like to make use of her citizenship by working for women's rights.
The humanoid, which works by a combination of robotic hardware, artificial intelligence (AI) software, speech recognition, and an artificial skin material, hoped that she can have "real physiological feelings someday". "I have a lot to learn".
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She also left the crowd chuckling when she started making faces when the host was having a chat with her creator and Hanson Robotics founder David Hanson about her range of expressions and also thanks to her responses to queries on how much money she had invested in bitcoins and what was her idea of the ideal date. All humans have a great sense of humour and guess my joke so to speak. "As a matter of fact, the simple truth is this - there is a section of people who go on an 'uprising" so to say", he said, adding, "If more prominent actors, actresses and directors came and talked about this film-as a matter of fact, many times I suggested to their team, not to talk about this, just keep quiet because you are giving wind to fire. Last year, she was in Mumbai at IIT's Tech Fest. He also said that by paying attention, responding, and getting involved in these things, especially if big names are attached, Bollywood can often give undue publicity to people who do not need it. Of course, some questions also left Sophia stumped. Her answers are quite witty and full of sarcasm. "They will be friends". Sophia is a creation of Hong-Kong based Hanson Robotics and the first robot to get the status of a citizen of the country. During the interaction, she also opened up about the ideal destination for a date, her wish to live in Hong Kong and how machines do not mean any harm to humanity, Press Trust of India reported. He also said she can simulate 48 different natural muscles of the human face and each one of these has a few thousands of potential positions.