This picture taken Thursday in Paris shows Pepper the robot giving information to people visiting the Viva technology event, which is dedicated to startup development, innovation and digital technology. Pepper has two large lenses for eyes and a complex package of face recognition and artificial intelligence software that makes interacting with it unnerving to some people.
This picture taken Thursday in Paris shows Pepper the robot giving information to people visiting the Viva technology event, which is dedicated to startup development, innovation and digital technology. Pepper has two large lenses for eyes and a complex package of face recognition and artificial intelligence software that makes interacting with it unnerving to some people. BERTRAND GUAY AFP/Getty Images
This picture taken Thursday in Paris shows Pepper the robot giving information to people visiting the Viva technology event, which is dedicated to startup development, innovation and digital technology. Pepper has two large lenses for eyes and a complex package of face recognition and artificial intelligence software that makes interacting with it unnerving to some people. BERTRAND GUAY AFP/Getty Images

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June 19, 2017 12:02 PM

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