Here’s your dose of AI-generated uncanny valley for today

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I wanted to introduce this term to you if you're not already aware of it, because I think you're going to be hearing it a lot over the coming years. The "uncanny valley" is that gulf where you can look at a robot and tell that it's a robot, and subconsciously assign the appropriate values you ascribe to dealing with non-humans (that's a fancy way of saying that you don't get emotional about your toaster). Once robots and artificial intelligence cross the "uncanny valley" and are indistinguishable from our fellow humans, however, all bets are off. 

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