Thursday, July 28, 2005

Yes, But Can You Hump It?

"She can flutter her eyelids and move her hands like a human. She even appears to breathe."

Via Drudge.


Anonymous said...

"but I soon realised the importance of its appearance. A human-like appearance gives a robot a strong feeling of presence."

(Which is good for waking up in the middle of the night for a glass of water, seeing a stranger sitting in your room staring at you while you're half asleep, crapping yourself because you think it's a burglar - but then you remember that you have a robot - you just forgot to put it away before you went to bed...)

Do they make owls?


Anonymous said...

If each member of EL were a different animal, which one would be a dog? (I must embarrassedly admit that I, too, shared Chris' initial reaction when seeing this news item...)

ted said...

But what would she do if a turtle was lying on its back in the backing sun, unable to turn itself over? What then?