With all of these 3D movies bombarding us, it’s no wonder that animated humans are starting to freak us out a bit. It’s well known that when robots and other facsimiles of humans look and act almost like actual humans, it causes a response of revulsion among human observers. Called the Uncanny Valley, the “valley” in question is a dip in a proposed graph of the positivity of human reaction as a function of a creatures lifelikeness. At least the Navi were blue in Avatar, but when will our technology allow us to clear this valley?
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March 10, 2010 Leave a comment