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Halloween: The 20 scariest robots in computing

They're real and very creepy

Happy Halloween: These 20 creepy robots are guaranteed to give you the heebie-jeebies

Diego-San, the Robot Baby

I feel kind of bad for Diego-San, created by the Machine Perception Laboratory at the University of California San Diego. It's intended to show how infants learn motor skills and gestures, and it clearly has a lot of love to give. But who could ever learn to love it back?

Photo: Machine Perception Laboratory at the University of California San Diego

Crawling Robot

Momoyo Torimitsu's crawling Japanese businessman is more artistic commentary, meant to symbolise the rigid salaryman culture in the midst of an Asian economic crash. As expected, most people on the streets of Australia, where the robot was exhibited, were too freaked out by the crawling android to think about Japan's economic situation.

Follow this robot as it crawls along a public street.

Photo: YouTube

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