Happy Halloween: These 20 creepy robots are guaranteed to give you the heebie-jeebies
A funny story about RI-MAN: Last year a few tech outlets reported that a robot, programmed to learn how to love, went haywire - trapping a young intern in a lab in an attempt to hug her repeatedly. The story turned out to be a hoax, but the humanoid robot shown in the pictures was RI-MAN, whose actual purpose is to lift and carry medical patients. I'm not totally comforted by that idea, either.
Would you let this robot pick you up?
Two robots kissing. Not much more needs to be said, but for the record, this was a project of the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, part of a robotic performance of scenes from The Phantom of the Opera. A masked human Phantom is less frightening.
Do sparks fly when robots kiss?
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