Using a Language as an Evil Shade

An article’s title in the NYT’s Science section proclaims: “[the] Debut of Atlas May Foreshadow Age of ‘Robo Sapiens’.”

It’s one thing for the head of a company trying to create truck-loading robots to say  that “…A new species, Robo sapiens, are emerging.” He’s not supposed to be a biologist (and any decent one would regurgitate into her or his mouth at the very thought).