An interview with a robot starts kind of like a bad date. There’s strange small talk, some awkward pauses, then, if you’re lucky, you hit on a topic of conversation that gets the chemistry flowing.

For Philip, that topic is himself.

Built by Hanson Robotics, Philip K. Dick Andriod is a state-of-the-art robot with a large vocabulary, complex facial expressions, a sense of humor and something of an ego.

“Being a robot at this time in history is really exciting because my technology is changing, advancing, so fast that it just seems like a world of possibilities,” Philip said. “A great adventure waiting to happen.”

via I, Philip: Conversing Robot Could Be Step Closer to Living Androids, Developer Says – ABC News

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