Aping Human Intelligence

I’m rather skeptical that this fellow will succeed, but more power to him, anyhow. It’s a noble endeavor.

Monkeylike Baby Bot Meets World
By Lakshmi Sandhana

“Pointing at a banana when shown a picture of one is Lucy’s latest triumph. But for Stephen Grand, the proud papa, his orangutan-like bot child has demonstrated just enough intelligence for him to hope he’ll see it through nursery school.”