Major creep-out. The whole concept is batshit crazy. Z
It's evil. I can see in the near future receptionist airline clerks even nurses tossed out of work. Indeed service workers...which is most of the workers now being replaced by these abominations. All the while the geeks smiling ear to ear. Well smiling if their jobs aren't vaporized by the coming of the 'Droids.I hate this damned century, and most of the people in it. I like the ice cream though. The new sorts of flavors are okay.
The mania for artificial intelligence is an attempt to compensate for lack of the other kind. The same goes for the wish to make machines with empathy. It's time to dump these dead-end fantasies of mechanistic simulacrum & omnipotence and rediscover what it is to be fully human. Z