DailyDirt: Fake People

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

The uncanny valley refers to the creepy-looking appearance that many computer-generated people have when their virtual features don’t quite seem as natural as the real thing. But as technology improves, virtual people are starting to look more natural and less like zombies. Here are just a few examples of some artificial humans that are bound to become more widespread and acceptable.

By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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Anonymous Coward says:

6 month trial of NYC avatars..

Those avatars probably won’t get renewed if they work like I think they’re going to….. which is badly.

I can just imagine trying to ask a question like “Where is the nearest bathroom?” And getting some nonsensical response from the avatar…… or a snide Siri-like non-answer when she doesn’t actually know how to answer.

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