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Nadine, the Social Robot That Remembers You

January 3, 2016 Inventions & Tech 1 Comment

Meet Nadine, a social robot designed by Professor Nadia Thalmann of Nanyang Technological University.

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10 Creepy Examples of the Uncanny Valley

November 25, 2013 Science

Originally coined by Masahiro Mori in 1970, the term “uncanny valley” describes our strange revulsion toward things that appear nearly human, but not quite right. This revulsion usually involves robots, but can also include computer animations and some medical conditions.

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Exploring The Uncanny Valley

October 11, 2012 Science

They look human. They even act human. But something’s not quite right. The Uncanny Valley is a term used to describe the feeling of revulsion caused when a human being encounters a robot that seems human, but doesn’t quite cut it. It’s that area between an obvious or stylized robot ...