Facebook AI learns human reactions after watching hours of Skype
Naturalistic reactions are the way to evade the uncanny valleyJohannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Matt ReynoldsThere’s something not quite right about humanoid robots. They are cute up to a point, but once they become a bit too realistic, they often start to creep us out – a foible called the uncanny valley. Now Facebook wants robots to climb their...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark