Teaching robots “gaze aversion” to make humans feel more comfortable

A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineer is teaching robots “gaze aversion.” They have found that having a robot look around a room while in a conversation improves communication with humans and makes them feel more human-like. -- IEEE

UW student researches ways to make robots seem more human

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  1. What are you doing, Dave? I mean, like, whatever you're doing... that's okay, bro. I mean, like, whatever, man.

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