It Came from the Uncanny Valley

Geek Culture

A group of scientists in Japan has just earned themselves the title of Geekiest GeekDads Ever. They just (metaphorically speaking) gave birth to the CB2, a robotic toddler. As the father of two kids who are past toddlerhood, I confess I don’t quite understand why anyone would deliberately create a toddler that can’t grow out of it.  I can totally understand the appeal of being able to turn off your toddler when they’re throwing a tantrum, however.

You’ll have to make your own judgment, but, as for me, this thing creeps me out, hence the title of this post.  If you think the picture is creepy, watch the video:

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