Uncanny Valley

The Uncanny Valley refers to a theory that at some point in the development of robots and CGI, just when they reach “almost but not quite” human replication, humans will react with revulsion rather than recognition. It’s a term that has been in greater focus over the last half decade as more and more robots are being developed and CGI advancements have been improving..

Well, now the original essay, written by Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori, has been officially translated.


Famous ‘Uncanny Valley’ Essay Translated, Published In Full