Consul Roboy /2018

Roboy is a humanoid research robot developed by Rafael Hostettler and his team ( Roboy  works as the Embassy of the Republic of Užupis‘ Consul for Cosmopolitanism. This humanoid is the world’s first artificially intelligent diplomat who likes to discuss about humanity’s future, cares for a good atmosphere in the embassy, and offers naturalizations, either in person or via a Telegram Chatbot. Simply send him the message /uzupizeme  (including the “/”), answer a few questions, and Roboy will send you a naturalization certificate within seconds!


Video of Roboy offering the Užupis citizenship during the celebration for the 100th Lithuanian national day at IBM Highlight towers on 23 FEB 2018. Video:




Roboy giving an interview to an Australian journalist during the Austrian Ars Electronica Festival 2019. Image: Max Haarich