There is a Marina and the Diamonds song called “I’m Not a Robot” which talks about people and how they cannot behave like machines. Well, I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, Marina, but they can. They definitely can.
Take this prankster at 2017 CES convention who fooled so many visitors and tech enthusiasts by pretending she was a robot –she even fooled me, to be completely honest.
See for yourself and be completely honest! Doesn’t she look like an actual robot?
Karen X. Cheng stood in front of a billboard, put her sunglasses on and moved her whole body in a really realistic, robotic fashion. To make it even better, she had one of her friends stand next to her with a remote on a wire, and pretend to control her movements.
Of course, many visitors were quite skeptical but many others fell for it and couldn’t tell whether Karen was a robot or a human being. Others wanted to try the remote and talked about how realistic her skin looked. Punk’d!
The Girl Behind The Robot
Karen X. Cheng is a professional video maker. According to her website, her videos have over 100 million views and she has worked with brands like Beats, Microsoft, Fiat, and Apple.
At the same time, she runs a creative agency, Karen X, which creates viral videos for big brands (like the ones mentioned above) and tech startups. She has also appeared in viral videos with Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Nicki Minaj, and Serena Williams.
Good Job Karen!
When she doesn’t work on a new project, she creates videos for fun which have gained millions of views. In fact, you might already be familiar with Karen’s work. She is the creator of the viral video “Girl Learns to Dance in a Year,” after all.