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Would you buy a Jibo?


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#1    OverSword

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 01:26 AM

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 01:59 AM

HAHAHAHAHA -_- no

im all for cybernetics, robots creep me out

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:10 AM

Seems like a nice attempt.  But I wouldent want one

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:12 AM

I have the old Hal Assistant on my computer, you can talk to it and it talks back. If you talk to it enough it learns what you like to talk about and pretty much says what you've said it it. But it's cool in its own way.

Don't think I'll fork out $500 for this gadget, it doesn't do enough, like wash my car or put food in the microwave for me. Now if it would feed my cats... Kids would like it, though.

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 02:36 AM

I would not buy it. there is already one smart ass in my house hold and I life by myself.
The idea is good but I would prefer Jarvis from Iron Man.


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Posted 03 August 2014 - 06:39 AM

I got you one for your birthday...oh wait, I think it got lost in the mail. LOL. :P

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 08:35 AM

Brought to you by the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation.

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 04:27 PM

I was sure the video would have ended with the little girl going to sleep and jibo turning to the camera and have its white eye turn red.

Really, I don't understand anymore when it's a real video from a real company and when it's a viral campaign for a new movie. They're too close.

Anyway, my answer is no. Too creepy.


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Posted 04 August 2014 - 12:31 AM

It is kind of cute, but also kind of creepy. I think I would pass.

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