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Japanese Robot Creepiness (via Webner House)

Posted in Science with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 13, 2010 by Mj Rains

This is creepiness to my wit’s end….

Japanese Robot Creepiness The Japanese seem to be leading the world in robotics, and in particular in attempts to develop an android — that is, a robot that possesses human features. One of the latest ventures in that regard is the Telenoid R1, created by a professor at Osaka University.  Oddly, it is marketed as a kind of telecommunications tool.  The concept is that people will respond to the eye and head movements of the android and communicate more effectively and na … Read More

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