DailyDirt: Beauty Is Only Pixel-Deep…
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
We’ve pointed out Eguchi Aimi not too long ago — she’s the artificial member of the Japanese pop band AKB48. It looks like there can only be more computer-generated people on the way, so here are a few quick links on this uncanny trend.
- Apparently, computer-generated eyes are also the windows to the soul… A study finds that one component of the Uncanny Valley is the look of the eyes. [url]
- Would you buy a Toyota Corolla from Hatsune Miku? She’s probably a bit more attractive than Mr. Opportunity, but her voice is not quite as easy on the ears. [url]
- Max Headroom pitched Coca-Cola back in the 80s, so we’ve been living with artificial pitchmen for a few decades now. Maybe Max was a little more than “20 minutes into the future” back then, but he still didn’t see the end of New Coke. [url]
- To discover more interesting tech-related content, check out what’s currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]
By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.