Robots Suffer for Art's Sake

Posted 24 Dec 2004 at 23:51 UTC by steve Share This

A new Wired article discusses the problem Hollywood seems to have with robots and technology in general. They seem to make a large number of movies in which technology in general and robots in particular are evil. Artist Fernando Orellana, among others, thinks Hollywood is wrong. Orellana has created a kinetic art piece called Unending Enclosure for the Art & Artificial Life International Competition that offers an alternate view of three robots that are frightened of humans.

AI Mind Help, posted 27 Dec 2004 at 15:37 UTC by AI4U » (Observer)

Robots frightened of humans may be mentally ill and may need a robot psychiatrist.

Close, but..., posted 30 Dec 2004 at 06:29 UTC by dalewheat » (Journeyer)

The title of the work is "Unending Closure", not "enclosure". Of course, for me, both titles work equally well.

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