#10 – Digitalised

The 2016 music video "Wide Open" by The Chemical Brothers shows a dancer slowly transforming into a digitalised motion figure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC2dRkm8ATU Lyrics: I'm wide open But don't I please you anymore? You're slipping away from me You're drifting away from me I'm wide open But don't I please you anymore? You're slipping away from me … Continue reading #10 – Digitalised

#9 – Lookalike

In 2005, Hiroshi Ishiguro created a robotic doppelgänger of himself. To create this mechanical android, he used silicone rubber, pneumatic actuators, powerful electronics, and hair from his own scalp. The roboticist controls him remotely through his computer, "using a microphone to capture his voice and a camera to track his face and head movements"[1] The robot … Continue reading #9 – Lookalike

#8 – Simulative Emotional Expression Robot

The SEER (Simulative Emotional Expression Robot) is a robot created by the Japanese researcher Takayuki Todo. It resembles a human by maintaining eye contact and mimicking emotions by imitating the eye and eyebrow movements, in real time. An in-built camera allows it to do so, by identifying and tracking human faces of people passing by. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJZcGJSK1Z0Continue reading #8 – Simulative Emotional Expression Robot