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David Hanson, founder and CEO of North Texas-based Hanson Robotics, is a leader in the race to build a humanlike robot, whose features and behavior would be indistinguishable from those of a human, similar to a “replicant” in the film Blade Runner. This month’s National Geographic cover story focuses on the issues connected to Hanson’s work, so Points asked him to address the controversies and questions directly.

via Point Person: Our Q&A with David Hanson on human-mimicking robots | The Dallas Morning News