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Originally Posted by onoz View Post
I'll start getting spooked when I can't tell the difference. Actually, it'll be even scarier when people interact with "robots" more than other human beings..
:facepalm:

we already do. Phones, comps, cars, texting. You name it we have a machine take the place of a good old human.
Makes me sick, the reason i got into building computers was mainly because i strongly beleive that you should keep your friends close.............and your enemies closer.
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post #22 of 51
I'd hit it lol
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post #23 of 51
in the year 3000 we will be on racing robot horses
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post #24 of 51
They can be a bit creepy.

"But can you ____ it?" - Robot Chicken
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post #25 of 51
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It's more the expression on their face, or sometimes lack thereof that would creep me out. If they looked more like humans that wouldn't creep me out.
I agree with this, but most of the time I don't find androids that creepy.
    
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post #26 of 51
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What about when viewing dancers performing really good isolations? For me, that's just awesome, not creepy.
Probably because the actions have been practiced in accordance with what the dancer's brain deems to look good. I'm sure you could practice movements that made you mimic the uncanny valley, and it would be creepy.

That would be an interesting test, actually.
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post #27 of 51
I want to know, what in the world would anyone want a "android" to begin with...

I don't see a purpose or function that they would provide. And don't tell me to fix stuff or be in the service industry because we can have automated machines do that without the awkward appearance that resembles somewhat like a human.
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post #28 of 51
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Actually, it'll be even scarier when people interact with "robots" more than other human beings..
Reminds of of this: http://www.crunchyroll.com/time-of-eve

In truth, I too experience the same spook/disgust when I see such things.
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post #29 of 51
Ohh.. won't be long before we finally can replace the "vibrator" sex toys women claim to say they are better than us. Now we can say these robot chicks are better LMAO.. kidding aside but this is interesting!
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When I saw the pic of the girl in the title, I knew she was a robot. And I wasn't spooked. However, my reactions was something like "giggiddy!"
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