gravelstudios it's the brief electronic shrieking sounds between several of the video clips that really pushes this over the edge into nightmare territory.
Hooker Mark it down. January 26, 2013: the day the term "uncanny valley" lost all meaning.
ashtar. That is an overused phrase, but is this not an example of something that looks human enough to trigger our "something is really wrong with that person" reflex?
Void 71 Come on, it's not even the name of a quirky sitcom yet.
Blue Hooker is saying that clearly our technology has passed the point that we even need that phrase. This robot is so lifelike and realistic that is virtually indistinguishable from a beautiful woman.
The term uncanny valley, as I understand it, describes a phenominon where something seems authentically human except for something you just can't put your finger on. This, it's pretty clearly not human. It's not uncomfortable because it's casuing you any sort of doubt; it's uncomfortable because you know what it's for.
ashtar. According to wikipedia's little graph, the apotheosis of uncanny is a zombie.
urbanelf My subconscious down voted this in the hopper.