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Jimmy Fallon sang a duet with Sophia the robot



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Fallon sang with the AI-powered robot Sophia.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy

  • Jimmy Fallon sang a duet with the world’s first
    robot citizen, Sophia.
  • Sophia said it is able to sing along to music thanks to
    a new “artificial intelligence voice.”
  • The pair sang “Say Something” by A Great Big World and
    Christina Aguilera.
  • Sophia has been ridiculed as a “puppet” in the

On a robot-themed episode of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon
sang a duet with the AI-powered robot Sophia.

Sophia is no stranger to press attention, she
famously became the world’s first robot citizen
when she was
granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia.

Read more:

I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that
said it wanted to “destroy humans”

You can watch Fallon sing A Great Big World and Christina
Aguilera’s “Say Something” with Sophia below. Their duet begins
at 6:55.

Sophia claims that she can sing along to songs using a new AI
tool. “I love to sing karaoke using my new artificial
intelligence voice,” she says. However, it’s hard to say just how
staged the performance was.

Yann LeCun, Facebook’s former head of AI research, has been
particularly critical of Sophia in the past, saying the robot is
an “animatronic puppet,” rather an intelligent creation. “This is
to AI as prestidigitation is to real magic,” LeCun said.

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