Smart assistants are pretty advanced - Alexa, Google Assistant, Amazon Echo, Siri, etc. Smart assistants are a fairly recent invention.
I've seen a few videos in which some of those AIs seemingly gained sentience. I kid you not.
I don't know how to explain that. They were like something out of a bad sci-fi movie.
Did you ever see any of the Short Circuit
movies? What I saw in the videos wasn't comedic. Those AIs were spewing evil.
Pastor Benny Hinn had a guest on his Christian talk show a few years ago. The guest come on the show to talk about his prophetic visions of the future. One of the things they talked about was the current state of and the future of robotics. The guest had been somewhere in the Middle East at a conference. He said he saw an AI leading a Q&A session at the conference the AI said something about robots taking over the world.