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TED Conference 2012: Way more to it than flying robots

Damon Brown | March 7, 2012
The now infamous flying robots got a ton of attention from their appearance at the exclusiveTED conference last week, but there was even more impressive technology shown there. Here is some of the best:

A blinking, chatting, moving duplicate of the original, the Scharfe Geminoid DK is as creepy as it is spellbinding. Scharfe is the director of the Center for Computer-Mediated Epistemology at Aalborg University in Denmark, and works toward the goal of using robots to help us better understand humans.

However, during his talk, we realized that he also expects androids to replace humans in our society. The TED presentation showed us how the flesh and the tech could soon co-exist.


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