Please Prove You’re Not a Robot
By TIM WU NYT JULY 15, 2017
“One of Them Is a Human #1” by Maija Tammi,
part of a wider series by Ms. Tammi featuring androids.
Maija Tammi, via National Portrait Gallery
Do Androids Dream of Being Featured in Portrait Competitions?
SEPT. 6, 2017
Detroit: Become Human (Sony)
OK, so No Man’s Sky now has another E3 to thrill us all,
but lets look instead at another intriguing Sony exclusive:
the latest title from Quantic Dream.
It’s a timely tale of intelligent human-like androids
looking for acceptance and meaning,
but probably more likely to discover
tragedy and quick-time events.
E3 2016: our 16 most anticipated games
Thursday 9 June 2016 09.00 BST
Robots in disguise: does tech need a human face? G 19 November 2020
Robots in disguise: does tech need a human face? Video G 19 November 2020
Many robots are designed with a face
– like Hitchbot or Pepper robot – yet don't use their 'eyes' to see, or speak through their 'mouth'.
Given that some of the more realistic humanoid robots, like Sophia, are widely considered to be unnerving,
and that humans have a propensity to anthropomorphise such designs in technology,
should robots have faces at all - or do these faces provide other important functions?
And what should they actually look like anyway? Richard Sprenger explains
Meet the Humanoid Mer-Bot NYT 11 May 2016
ScienceTake | Meet the Humanoid Mer-Bot Video The New York Times NYT 11 May 2016
ScienceTake | Meet the Humanoid Mer-Bot NYT May 2016
By SAMANTHA STARK and JAMES GORMAN
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