History is rife with men determined to bring artificial women into the real world. Cliched as it may be, the future is here; we can and should talk about reality. Versions of the Pygmalion story can be found in countless works of fiction, ballets, films, operas and TV shows. McMullen has been perfecting his dolls for more than two decades, but the quest for a man-made woman dates back thousands of years. She's not the first of her kind, but take one look at Harmony's predecessorsand it becomes clear she that was cut from a different cloth. That worked for Tom as far as the doll's slender, lightly tanned body was concerned, but he had something much more specific in mind for the face. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
McMullen says the team's biggest challenge has been fine-tuning the almost-unrecognizable facial movements that define human expression.
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When she blinks or smiles, her brows and the corners of her mouth move with such accuracy and agility that I hardly even notice them. As Tom shares his story, it's hard not to recall what Jackie said on our first night together, about the illogical conflict that colors human emotion. If this were a real human, I wouldn't think twice. Love, loneliness and the yearning for companionship are universal emotional motivators, and we don't always act on them in logical ways. From around the web. Would it be able to lift heavy things for you?