Robots aren’t as smart as you think

As robots get good at mimicking human behavior, people can be deceived into thinking they have human intelligence. So let’s put them to the test.

An elderly lady kisses a robot during daily activities of the project Robot-Era at nursing residence San Lorenzo on December 19, 2015 in Florence, Italy — Laura Lezza/Getty Images

By Angelica Lim

A few years ago I met a robot in a Japanese-style café in Osaka. She wore a traditional kimono and greeted me from where…

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