Think less Turing test and more R2D2. Bots don’t have to pretend to be human; they just have to be fast and effortless.
A Charge of Bots — The Tech World As We Know It Is About To Be Rewritten
Phil Libin
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Absolutely! Don’t design bots to be naturally like humans, rather design bots so we naturally like them! In fact, the uncanny valley, as first proposed by Prof. Mori in 1970, even suggests that when the characteristics appear almost, but not exactly, like natural beings it causes a response of revulsion among some observers.

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