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Robot gives surprising answer when asked if it can create more of itself

AI is full of surprises!
  • Ameca’s answer was surprising when asked if it could create more of itself
  • Ameca is considered the most advanced of her kind
  • Even Elon Musk, the big shot behind SpaceX, responded to the event

Published on Apr 20, 2024 at 9:35AM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Apr 22, 2024 at 8:27PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Siddharth Dudeja
Surprising reply be Ameca robot at Nab Show
Engineered Arts

In the evergrowing world of technology, a robot named Ameca recently caused quite a stir.

When asked if she could make more robots like herself, her answer wasn’t just surprising – it was downright spooky.

Ameca calmly explained that while robots like her can improve how they work, creating themselves from scratch needs something humans have: imagination and creativity.

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But then, she dropped a bombshell: robots that don’t need humans might not be far off.

This left folks online feeling a bit uneasy.

Her exact reply was, “And frankly, be careful what you wish for.

“An AI that can design itself is one step away from an AI that doesn’t need humans at all.

“Now, there’s a thought to keep you up at night.”

Spooky, isn’t it?

Now, let’s get to know Ameca a bit better.

She’s not your average robot – she’s considered the most advanced of her kind, created by a company called Engineered Arts.

Ameca wowed the crowds at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, where she showed off her skills.

What skills, you ask?

Listening, seeing, and chatting with people.

While these might not seem impressive, they were enough for the humanoid to grab everyone’s attention.

All thanks to some nifty microphones and cameras tucked away inside her.

Videos of Ameca doing her thing spread like wildfire online.

Even the big shot behind SpaceX, Elon Musk, was surprised by the robot and replied, “Yikes!”

But it wasn’t until recently that Ameca stepped out into the real world at a major tech event, leaving everyone she met wide-eyed with wonder.

One TikTok user, Colin Smith, shared a snippet of Ameca’s interview in which she was asked about AI designing itself.

At first, Ameca’s reply seemed reassuring — she compared it to a toaster making bread, saying it’s just not in the cards anytime soon.

But then, she threw everyone for a loop with a chilling warning.

“An AI that doesn’t need humans might not be far off.”

The internet exploded with reactions, from some people feeling threatened to others just plain scared.

But Engineered Arts, the brains behind Ameca, stepped in to calm the storm.

They reminded everyone that their goal isn’t to replace humans but to make life more fun and exciting with robots.

They assured us that human creativity is still the real driving force behind progress, and that we’ve got more to worry about from ourselves than from robots.

As the debate rages on, one thing’s for sure — Ameca had everyone thinking about what the future holds for robots and humans alike.

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