Posted: March 31, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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Imagine a world where robots work as traffic conductors, in factories, making sushi or vacuuming office floors. It may not be far away. In Japan, robots are already common fixtures and the latest prototypes come ever closer to the line separating man from machine. During her first visit to Hong Kong this week, female android Geminoid F chatted, sang and smiled while an awe-struck crowd snapped photos. Her creator, Japanese robotics guru Hiroshi Ishiguro, programmed her with 65 behaviors, making her one of the world’s most intelligent robots. (via Watch: Woman or Machine? Sophisticated Japanese Shebot Blurs the Line | NewsFeed | TIME.com)

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