Increasingly sophisticated robots--with big eyes that follow our faces or which respond to human voice and touch--trigger "Darwinian" responses in us; we are "wired" to react to objects that track our movement, Turkle said.Compare and contrast with:
"This is not about building AI with a lot of smarts," she said. The impact is "not on what it has but how it makes people feel."
- The views of Rosalind W. Picard (Affective Computing) and other proponents of emotional computing.
- Animatrix, the Matrix sequel providing background info on that universe, featuring highly emotionally charged sequences in the short story about the start of the war between humans and machines. It includes scenes purposefully envoking associations to worst in human behaviour, based on documentary footage from Nazi contrencation camps, Vietnam war, or South Africa racial riots.