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Pepper please

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Shoppers talk to SoftBank Corp's companion robot Pepper at a store in Tokyo, Sunday. Pepper robots are equipped with a "heart" designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation.

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Gormless zombies !?

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Pepper robots are equipped with a “heart” designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation

1/3 positive emotion? You're spoiling us, SoftBank!

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Cute how the adults are looking at the display, but the child is looking at the face

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Cute how the adults are looking at the display, but the child is looking at the face

Why give up the habit of a digital lifetime?

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The child presumably believes the humanoid Pepper is a real human.

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What's the point of the humanoid figure, just a screen will do.

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I just automatically recoil from this replicant.

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That Pepper is only a tablet on wheels, you could it a robot in 1970, those with real interest on robotics with autonomous abilities (which means with a real AI) should check "boston dynamics"

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Pepper: "Must buy ARM holdings, Pound/Sterling is cheap post Brexit."

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