Tagged: robotics

Scared child standing in front of a wall with cat eyes graffiti

Is CGI too advanced for its own good?

Realism has always been held up as the ultimate goal of new animation technology; now that goal is within sight, and the result is making audiences recoil. Katrina takes a look at the movie ‘Cats’ and the phenomenon known as uncanny valley.

Autonomic for The People

Does our love for sci-fi and convenience mean we’re headed for a future of robot domination? Audrey discusses our human-robot interaction, our love of robotic sidekicks and innovations in robot technology.

Robotic Etiquette

Touching a robot’s bottom triggers an unconscious emotional reaction – suggesting we respond to humanoid robots as if they are people, not computers.