Robotic Buddhist priest joins temple and other news

BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the week’s greatest technology stories including:

  • Concerns were raised about using facial recognition technology following the Financial Times disclosed that it had been used by a property developer in London
  • Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano becomes the first person to DJ in space with music streamed to a cruise ship of clubbers
  • A robotic Buddhist priest is now available for sermons in Kyoto’s Kodaiji Temple at Japan in the expectation the android will help bring more people to the essence of Buddhist teachings

See more in Click's site and @BBCClick

-- Originally posted on  BBC Technology

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