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Question of the Day, October 28, 2010

| 28 Oct 2010 13:00

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Actroid-F isn't just any old robot. She's a robot specifically designed to hang out with folks who are being treated at a hospital. Though her movements are jerky, and her facial expressions often approach the Uncanny Valley, it's nice to think that patients will have company - no matter how creepy she looks. What do you think about robots in the medical field? Would you want a robot for a doctor?

Would you want a robot for a doctor?
Yes, it is more precise and foolproof.
20.9% (176)
20.9% (176)
Only for routine procedures.
40.1% (338)
40.1% (338)
Only if there was no other choice.
16.7% (141)
16.7% (141)
No - robots can't think on their feet.
20.9% (176)
20.9% (176)
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