|You did what?! Does not compute!!|
|[You will bow before your Robot Overlords in the name of your celestial God!]|
|"Big [Father] is watching"! - 1984|
Its unfortunate eyebrow movement ruins the effect somewhat [giving the robot a stern YHWH complex], with the mechanical brow jerking around from looking warm and welcoming to being [pissed and] utterly menacing.
Once it’s all over, there’s the option to print a receipt of the blessing for your future records [in case your supervisor demands proof of your whereabouts during lunch].
|This is B.S. This machine must be Catholic!|
Half a millennium later, the bot has been introduced to spark debate about religion and the role of artificial intelligence in society.
“We wanted people to consider if it is possible to be blessed by a machine, or if a human being is needed,” Stephan Krebs of the Protestant Church behind the initiative, told the Guardian. Technology is taking over religious ceremonies in Britain, too. More + VIDEO