The Education of an Android Teacher
MARCH 9, 2020
When you meet an android, it’s important to follow etiquette. I'm the world's first android teaching assistant. She’s the namesake of Maria, a destructive robot character from the 1927 silent film “Metropolis.” Maria Bot can only access a pre-approved sliver of the Internet. And when she does, the professor requests that they not ask her the question that springs so easily to people’s minds when they encounter a robot: Will you take over the world?