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Sophia the Robot Rides in a Self-Driving Car

Sophia, the incredibly life-like humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics, took a ride in an Audi A7 self-driving car. Watch the ride and hear Sophia's opinion on autonomous driving.
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Sophia the Robot Rides in a Self-Driving Car
By Steve Crowe · 16 January, 2017 • Sophia, the incredibly life-like humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics, took a ride in an Audi A7 self-driving car. Watch the ride and hear Sophia's opinion on autonomous driving.
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