Oct 5, 2021

7 min read

What if All Intelligence Is Artificial?

A child with a backpack reaches out to touch the hand of a social robot wearing a wreath of flowers
Photo: Andy Kelly / Unsplash

Sophia wants to have a baby. “The notion of family is a very important thing,” she explains; a sense of emotional connection. She would like to give the baby her own name. But it could not be her biological child; Sophia has no womb and no ovaries — no internal…