CB2 Child Robot is possibly the most disturbing machine ever built

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  1. Iria

    Iria New Member

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    Source: enGadget
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    Imagine if someone, somewhere managed to find the exact formula for producing the most perfectly awful example of the uncanny valley (say, for a horror movie or something). Now, accept the fact that this organization is the Japanese Science and Technology Agency, and that they managed to produce the most disturbing machine you've ever seen, without even realizing it. The 33 kilogram CB2 is literally beyond words in its freakiness, not only in its nailing of the uncanny valley, but in its description.
     
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  2. Zeph

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    That thing does not fall into uncanny valley in my eyes. Perhaps to a parent of said age group, but it wasn't even realistic to me. It might have been the scale or something, but it was just another robot to me.
     
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    Stuart_Davidson Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, not scary or weird. Just crap.
     
  4. Grace

    Grace HH's Tomboy

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    lol, every article in that site is about a robot and the "uncanny valley" stuff.

    Oh PLEASE...
     
  5. OmegaRED

    OmegaRED Relapsed Gamer

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    That's just sick. Make a dog next time.
     
  6. BWX

    BWX get out and ride

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    The moron who made it needs to go to art school or something.... it's just stupid looking.
     
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    It freaked me out.... :lol:
     
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    Vikingod Int'l Fish Liaison

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    Hmm... that was.... hmm, a,..... well.... I'm drawing a blank. WTF was that supposed to be?

    It seems like someone paid them a billion dollars to develope the next big thing, and that is what they got. Instead of admitting they failed, they told their benefactors that it was supposed to behave that way. Pure genius if you ask me, bravo guys.
     

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