Welcome to What Flows From The Fountain, the blog for Melissa Fouch Machowski and my online stores, M Design Boutique and MDB Weddings & Events.
Monday, January 11, 2010
Robots: The Zombies Of The Electronic World -- A Tour Of The Uncanny Valley
I love robots. I love zombies. It occurred to me recently that the two share some qualities that make them admirable to any card-carrying sci-fi or horror fan. They’re relentless, they’re pre-programmed (if you will) to complete specific tasks, and humans find them threatening and irresistible all at once. Enter “The Uncanny Valley”