Uncanny canine July 2, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
- used in reference to the phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it.“anyone attempting to build a believable human facsimile also has to beware of the uncanny valley”
I don’t know if it’s a learned thing, having seen too many robots in films or whether it’s something else. The Daily Beast article notes that …
…somewhat unnervingly, it walks up a flight of stairs. It also loads a dishwasher and throws out garbage.
I think I know what they mean.
Anyone else feel the same?