The first video has been released of Diego-san, a robot with the hardware and software to copy the learning behavior of a one-year-old human child. "Diego-san was developed to approximate the complexity of a human body, including the use of actuators that have similar dynamics to that of human muscles," its creator Dr. Javier …
Even more creepy .....
.... is that it's walking around with the umbilical cord still attached.
For some reason
it reminds me of Steve Grand and Growing Up With Lucy
Re: For some reason
"t reminds me of Steve Grand and Growing Up With Lucy"
Always wondered what happened to that.
...kicked in early on that one - a one-year old mind in a body the size of an eight to ten-year old. Miniaturisation or OS upgrade needed... but at least if they went for the latter then reskinning the UI means something more literal than just adding a fancy clock or weather app.
Why am I having waking nightmares of these things....
Industrial robots = unnerving and dangerous.
Autonomous Android Robots = Mont Golfier Brothers, unmanned balloon landing in amongst the peasants, pitchforks, killing the devil.
Re: Why am I having waking nightmares of these things....
Equip with appropriate ordinance to keep the plebs away!
You think this robot should be a priest?
I'm taking my pitchfork to the University of California, San Diego next week
Who's with me?
Re: I'm taking my pitchfork to the University of California, San Diego next week
Is it April 1 already?
Give it a year of tabloid harassment, and it'll be in IACGMOOH by next year. Any you know what? It'll win.
It looks like the only thing they managed to mimic was the face of a baby taking a big dump in its diaper.
The Uncanny Valley ...
... just turned into a vast gaping crevasse. With a giant monster baby in the middle of it. *shudders*
Did they have to make it look so much like Robin Williams in "Bicentennial Man"?
So that's it
I always wondered where they put Ming the Merciless' skull cap but they must have stretched it to fit that pate.
Re: So that's it
Gah! Beat me to it. :)
The first ones had rubber skins
We spotted them easily...
In the year 2525...
~/. If man is still alive...
If woman can survive...
they may find... ~/.
The second photo...
...lookes like a robo-Mini Me thats blocked up with cheese.
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