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「人間らしさ」とはなにか/What are "Humanlike" actions?
"Through his robot theater starring geminoids as actors, Mr. Hirata pursues the ""humanness"" of robots from a theatrical perspective.
According to Mr. Hirata, ""superfluity"" is the formula for humanlike actions, and fundamentally, only a few negative actions are exclusive to humans.
He shows us how theater, with its 2500 years of history, can easily and dramatically add a human touch to robot actors--something that could not be achieved by mechanic analysis.
Ehara Takeshi, ABC Loop
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