Know that feeling when you search for something online and all of a sudden ads are popping up about it? That creepy feeling has a name. Professor of Robotics Ken Goldberg (Tiffany’s husband), tells us all about it.
So, why are we creating technology that is becoming more and more creepy you ask? Well, the answer to that is that as our technologies become more and more sophisticated, they’re becoming more and more life-like and that triggers a reflex in us because we know it’s not human.
And it’s not just technology that is triggering this reflux, it’s all sorts of things that are close to being human but are not! Check out what they are here!