Meet Sophia: The first robot declared a citizen by Saudi Arabia

  • Published on Oct 30, 2017
  • The so called “rise of the machines” has started, and it looks like obtaining citizenship is the first step. A robot named “Sophia” has made history, as it became the first ever to be granted a full Saudi Arabian citizenship. Developed by AI specialist David Hanson of Hanson Robotics, Sophia’s appointment was made public during the Future Investment Initiative held in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. (The Jakarta Post / News Desk, Inquirer.Net, Photo: Hanson Robotics)
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  • Wu tang pusheen
    Wu tang pusheen Day ago

    This bitch not Saudi, she a white hoe

  • Jarod Barabas
    Jarod Barabas 2 days ago

    Is that the bald guy from X-Men apocalypse ? The one who works with psylocke ?

  • Parmeshwaran Gounder

    Oh man this is Skynet here, guess the people never learnt from terminator movies.

  • a v
    a v 3 days ago

    bruh mr clean out here making robots 💀💀

  • Mia Ag
    Mia Ag 4 days ago

    I’m in Saudi Arabia

  • The Animation
    The Animation 4 days ago

    I wish that robot can't take the place of human

  • Kitten LPS
    Kitten LPS 4 days ago

    Omg that robot has my name my name is Sophia and HOLY MOLY SHE IS SO REALISTIC

  • MrPumpkinMan 712
    MrPumpkinMan 712 5 days ago +2

    So apparently wigs don’t exist and are a myth made up by the government

  • ricky 1
    ricky 1 5 days ago


  • Usama Sadiq
    Usama Sadiq 5 days ago

    Why does this all seem like scripted?

  • Nancy l
    Nancy l 7 days ago

    And yes they look creepy because the faces look life like..

  • Nancy l
    Nancy l 7 days ago

    There really is software coded bots. And I'd imagine this one has similar technology. But it's still controlled by humans as far as I've heard.

  • Bertha Franco
    Bertha Franco 9 days ago

    I want to creat a robot

  • fun coaster
    fun coaster 10 days ago

    Sophia are like siri

  • No Skin Ninja
    No Skin Ninja 12 days ago +1

    He gave his eyebrews to her!

  • Ronald Hurst
    Ronald Hurst 12 days ago

    "Conversations on Predefined topics" = He with the power to make the most robots gets the votes, control, and their way by numbers of BS robots not living beings.

  • —-Romano-—
    —-Romano-— 13 days ago


  • stacie s
    stacie s 13 days ago

    next thing u know she's gonna be saudia's next leader

  • MarioSonicGamer
    MarioSonicGamer 14 days ago +1

    *Terminator theme plays quietly in the background*

  • Jaee Ponde
    Jaee Ponde 14 days ago +2

    this was me debating if the man was a robot or not for 3 mins straight

  • ランイCYBR
    ランイCYBR 15 days ago

    The world is gonna end soon

  • Franie's Vlogs
    Franie's Vlogs 15 days ago

    The creator looks like a robot more than sofia

  • nasson sakawa
    nasson sakawa 16 days ago

    Wazungu niwehu

  • Bertha Franco
    Bertha Franco 16 days ago

    Hi sofia

  • Ahana Kumar
    Ahana Kumar 16 days ago

    He looks like her brother 😆

  • L J
    L J 18 days ago

    I am the Creator of this planet and humans. My name is YHWH. This earth was made to be inhabited by people not robots. I suggest you stop production of robots immediately. I stake my life on this. Who thought of such an incredibly stupid idea.

  • Gaming With Noah
    Gaming With Noah 19 days ago +1

    Wouldn't giving robots human-like qualities making it harder for them to do their job?

  • Berco TV
    Berco TV 19 days ago

    I wish I had a interactive robot like Sophia.

  • An Electrician
    An Electrician 22 days ago

    Terminator !

  • lokendra singh jodha
    lokendra singh jodha 24 days ago

    भाई रोबोट तो तू लग रहा है।

  • chelsey Oliver
    chelsey Oliver 24 days ago

    She smart she need to be a ta 😆

    ELEGZER 28 days ago

    why do the human have a robot face?

  • Ash
    Ash 28 days ago

    What's the bald guys name?

  • Eniko Rozsa
    Eniko Rozsa 28 days ago


  • Rebecca Burk
    Rebecca Burk 29 days ago

    Why does the guy look like the mad doctor from outlast whistleblower? It is so weird lol

  • Oreo’s salad
    Oreo’s salad Month ago

    Look it’s caliban

  • dilcii
    dilcii Month ago

    bu ropotu bana verseler kafasini duvara carpa carpa ne hale getiririm. yilanin basini ufakken ezmek lazim demis atalarimiz, bunlar ileride deccalin usagi olucak insanliha savas acicak bu pislik robotlar

  • Gaming Paladin
    Gaming Paladin Month ago +1

    I know it’s only programming but the last sentence before the video ended “I’m on my favorite show” that’s creepy af because who knows once they start having other “favorites”

  • Allie's Animals
    Allie's Animals Month ago

    This can’t be real I don’t believe it

  • Monica
    Monica Month ago

    Leave it to some of THE GREATEST HYPOCRITES on Earth~ The Saudi Wahabis to give ARTIFICIAL INTEL))) A CITIZENSHiP! A FAKE ROBOT!
    FAKE INTEL)))(((REAL INTEL... DARK FORCES)))(((ALLAH'S LIGHT FORCES... Nothing to be proud of...

  • Parsa Rathernotsay
    Parsa Rathernotsay Month ago +1

    She has more rights than a biological woman in Saudi Arabia lol

  • Zandar X
    Zandar X Month ago

    this is just fucking weird. we are circling the drain. .........the people clapping............

    BENNY POULO Month ago +1

    Why don't they cover the back of the head of sophia with a hair or stuff like that???

  • ZeroHour
    ZeroHour Month ago

    Predictions estimate of AI surpassing that of human intelligence by 2022 !


  • TheAsianCanadian
    TheAsianCanadian Month ago

    Dude this is scary 😳

  • Ricardo Herrera
    Ricardo Herrera Month ago

    Will she have to cover her head also?

  • jamz jam
    jamz jam Month ago

    Lmfaoo shell be imprisoned if she speaks out against wemens rights and tortured.she better be smart enough not be a woman activist now that she has her citizenship.

  • Mahesh Sarkar
    Mahesh Sarkar Month ago

    How come? Women dont have rights in saudi arabia how come a female robot? She might be getting raped now and then.

  • Shaun Barratt
    Shaun Barratt Month ago

    People are so gullible. Blatantly scripted. Like most of its interactions. Also giving a robot citizenship is just silly. Robots can never be conscious. They can simulate consciousness, but that's it. Nonsensical publicity stunt that a bunch of naive lemmings buy into.

  • Lil Rebell Muzik
    Lil Rebell Muzik Month ago

    Saudi was always a coward and arrogant and ignorant country anyway, anything the Americans and Jews tell Arabs to do and they will do it because they get buttfucked by the USA and Israel, no respect for Arabs as a whole and most Muslims don’t even like Arabs anymore either, stop killing Yemenis!

  • foie
    foie Month ago

    *saudi arabia become human*

  • Bidisha Das
    Bidisha Das Month ago

    This bald dude is the elder brother of bald Sophia 🤣

  • Tejah
    Tejah Month ago

    They gave her citizenship because they are robots too! That's why they wear the ghutra to hide their robot heads!

  • Adolf Hit l'air
    Adolf Hit l'air Month ago +1

    Trop bien la vidéo

  • Fru Louis
    Fru Louis Month ago

  • Sayyad Shabreen
    Sayyad Shabreen Month ago

    Robot ko banate banate khud robot bangaya😆

  • Saira Mazhar
    Saira Mazhar Month ago

    آيات الساعة😪😪..
    اللهم نجّنا...

  • Alan Kaithavana
    Alan Kaithavana Month ago another video of Sophia

  • R Techs
    R Techs 2 months ago

    Ithokke nerathe chinthicha Sankar sir great...

  • Baco Miric
    Baco Miric 2 months ago

    Recycle this creature before it's too late.

  • Azka Bukhari
    Azka Bukhari 2 months ago

    Subscobe to pewdipie

  • Shreya Desai - Tony Pontes PS (1497)

    Science has officially went to far a HUMAN ROBOT???what do they need that for???

  • murrayJoe
    murrayJoe 2 months ago

    Good, while the nasty, vile, narcissistic, mysogynist males are trying to mate with the sex robot, they won’t be breeding.

  • G man
    G man 2 months ago

    A.I. is a hoax, like nukes. Keep y'all scared and in check.

  • Michelle Osei
    Michelle Osei 2 months ago

    Say no more🙄

  • Luis Hernandez
    Luis Hernandez 2 months ago

    She needs some cool hair

  • Farid Uddin Ahmed
    Farid Uddin Ahmed 2 months ago


  • Shoukathali Mattunur
    Shoukathali Mattunur 2 months ago

    Artificial intelligence software not so easy

  • Axe Man
    Axe Man 2 months ago

    This is fake that robot is controlled

  • Piyush Bhakat
    Piyush Bhakat 2 months ago

    I guess she'll have to wear a hijab now!

  • Pawan Thakuri
    Pawan Thakuri 2 months ago

    can you try a wig on her

  • Ben Hurn
    Ben Hurn 2 months ago

    Why does this guy have NO hair whatsoever on his face or head?!

  • Beck Murphy
    Beck Murphy 2 months ago

    The fuckin android asks questions, that’s the only thing needed for A.I...

  • Ron Delby
    Ron Delby 2 months ago

    Frankenstein is coming true.

  • Jandrix Libay
    Jandrix Libay 2 months ago

    The bald guy looks like Lex Luthor

  • Siddarth Sairaj
    Siddarth Sairaj 2 months ago +1

    But can she give succ

  • Ravenex2
    Ravenex2 2 months ago

    Holyshit this is ghost in the shell in real life........

  • Shadid Montoto
    Shadid Montoto 2 months ago

    Wow how technology has changed the world

    MAKE IT EASY 2 months ago

    his expressions were horrible i think she know the end of humans are near

  • Nahirep Senug
    Nahirep Senug 2 months ago

    Ben sofhia dan diğil adamdan korktum😉😉

  • rainoffire123
    rainoffire123 3 months ago

    Can she cook?

  • Flaming ice cream
    Flaming ice cream 3 months ago

    Aw helll naw

  • javed sk
    javed sk 3 months ago

    what they(Saudi govt.) are proving by giving citizenship to a Machine. I thing they are proving that they are foolish in the world

  • bobbo rosso
    bobbo rosso 3 months ago

    i don't like it machines with humans rights i'll tell ya this the human race is gonna end it's self with this nonsense

  • Chris Grunge
    Chris Grunge 3 months ago

    Very dark move by saudia in my opinion. Sure Sophia isn't much right now, but suppose in 20 years time when the robot develops deeper AI. It could very well end up being one of the smartest things on the planet.
    Will the robot be classified as property or will it be classified as a citizen because they fall under very different laws.
    At a future point in time, can the Saudi government for example decided as a citizen, to lock Sophia up and force her to work for the government.
    Where as if the robot falls under property it can't happen.

  • Monorom Krich
    Monorom Krich 3 months ago

    Please don’t build them to hack my tech 😂

  • Laura Stout
    Laura Stout 3 months ago

    Aw, come on! They are clearly playing this for creeps. The way the bald, eyebrow-less dude comes right at the camera like a freak, and then the extreme closeup on the actual robot... WTH

  • Mirha wahaaj
    Mirha wahaaj 3 months ago +1

    Thats not ryt to create a robot

  • sajjad khan
    sajjad khan 3 months ago

    Chitti is best robot😂

  • Sebastien Hebert
    Sebastien Hebert 3 months agoómas_Lemarquis

  • SugxrWzffles
    SugxrWzffles 3 months ago +1

    *Sophia the first?*

  • Aqib Shah
    Aqib Shah 3 months ago

    Yea insano ko passport nahi deatay yea pagal hain

  • Aqib Shah
    Aqib Shah 3 months ago

    Sudi king is crazy

    JOAO BOT 3 months ago

    The SJWs are gonna be mad now

  • sle
    sle 3 months ago

    Saudi arabia: become human

  • LGENDARY banda
    LGENDARY banda 3 months ago +2

    Sophia creator also look like robot

  • Legionary Armada
    Legionary Armada 3 months ago +1

    They can now stone her to death and just rebuilt her again from scratch ... and repeat the process... that's why they gave 'her' citizenship ..

  • canaandog1 aj
    canaandog1 aj 3 months ago +1

    *sigh*....So it begins..
    (You all know what I’m talking about)

  • Titan tau
    Titan tau 3 months ago

    Hey look deadpool! it's Francis!