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Westworld and the Science of the uncanny valley

HBO’s Westworld is a scifi example of the Uncanny Valley, the term used to explain why some robots are creepy.

Here is a link to the Science Robotics article that walks through what the Uncanny Valley is, why it is important in robotics, and why it is so hard to make life-like robots. ...



Here is some of the reaction in the popular press:


Discover Canada - A extended clip from Daily planet where I discuss the Uncanny Valley - The Uncanny Valley | Daily Planet

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