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No More Human-like Robots

Last night’s episode of The Gadget Show featured Jason Bradbury and Suzi Perry trying to present the show, while not AT the studio.

In the case of Suzi, she had a virtual avatar of herself made, then overlayed on the screen. She looked a bit odd, but it worked ok.

Jason attempted a robot of himself. From the neck up, it was scarily life-like while motionless, but moved in a manner that made it obvious he wasn’t human.

Don’t get me wrong. I like robots. They’re pretty cool. The idea of having a device that can tidy your house, mow your lawn, or even drive to work for you – all pretty cool.

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