Tim (littlebluedog) wrote,

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the dance of the stormtroopers

Horked from thump's LJ: a truly fascinating reminder that technology can be beautiful. The degree of articulation is astounding.

QRIO demo

There has been some interesting research into our psychological responses to anthropomorphic robots. It seems that between "real enough to be cute" and "real enough to fool a human" there is a region where a nearly lifelike appearance can be very disturbing.

Here is an article on this phenomenon.
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