August 1, 2019

How AI Really Threatens Us

BY NIKKI MIRGHAFORI| AUGUST 1, 2019 Lion’s Roar Artificial intelligence doesn’t need a mind of its own to threaten our freedom. All it needs are flawed human minds behind it. That’s why ethical standards are so important, […]
September 1, 2019

Meet ‘Mindar,’ the robotic Buddhist priest

The $1 million robot preaches in a Japanese temple. Will it one day learn to think on its own
September 3, 2019

Japan: Buddhists Are Turning To ‘Mindar Robots’ To Spread Their Faith

okyo: In Japan, low fertility rates and an aging population are reducing religious affiliation. The Buddhist priests have been warning for more than a decade that their ancient tradition risks extinction. To tackle this, a Kyoto temple has settled on a new plan for connecting with the masses, one that channels ancient wisdom through the technology of the future.
September 11, 2019

ROBOT PRIEST READS SERMON AT BUDDHIST TEMPLE IN JAPAN

You can hear a sermon about the Heart Sutra at almost any Buddhist temple. But at one house of worship in Japan, it's delivered by a robot.