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Ode to the Uncanny Valley

Watch this slideshow of creepy robots and tell us what you think about the concept of the "uncanny valley"

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The concept of the "uncanny valley'' that humanlike robots become creepy when lifelike appearance is approached but not attained has been the subject of several studies and has gained notoriety in popular culture, but it remains a controversial notion in some robotics circles. Is it a valid scientific conjecture or just pseudoscience? Watch our slideshow and tell us what you think.

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