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The Uncanny Valley

On: September 13th, 2007 at 2:07 pm | Number of Comments » 0

This is “Zeno” a 17-inch tall, 6-pound robot boy that David Hanson of Hanson Robotics has built in the likeness of Japanese manga and TV anime icon Tetsuwan Atomu (Mighty Atom, Astro Boy) crossed with his real live 18-month-old son, also named Zeno (I thought child abuse was against the law). As Hanson describes it: […]