Emily (emilytheslayer) wrote,
Emily
emilytheslayer

NO NO NO NO

I can't decide if this is good or bad, but it's pretty firmly in the Uncanny Valley for me.

Robots that can feel things. UNCANNY.

I mean, on the one hand, maybe they'll be less likely to eventually kill us all and take over if they can feel pain and understand suffering, but on the other hand, now they can feel what people do to them. I, for one, am terrified of our new robotic overlords.
Tags: creepy, news, robots, science, uncanny valley
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