The Valley Gets Uncanny-er

For those of you not all that familiar with the concept of the Uncanny Valley, it basically states that the more human-like that a non-human thing (usually an animation or a robot) appears, the more it freaks us out, until it becomes so realistic that we can virtually not tell the difference between the two. On one hand, you have something like the Real Doll (look it up, pervert) that from a distance can be mistaken for a human, save for the occasional hentai-esque humanoid. On the other hand you have this video (via Kotaku), featuring obscenely realistic mo-capped renderings of humans that may just be the scariest thing I've seen all year. For those of you keeping score, I'm about as far into the dip of the Uncanny Valley as I can be at this point...

Mark

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