Robots! Be like Buddha! Why we think Wall-E and BB8 are cute and fortune teller robots are creepy.
Tech, R. P. G.
Digital Society Blog
Have you ever noticed that some robots look super cute while others look incredibly creepy? Imagine, for example, Wall-E of the same-titled movie: Eyes that look like binoculars, no face, box-shaped body, and clamps for hands. While that sounds scary at first, the robot is a loveable character and generates almost instant empathy.