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How creepy is the hologram lady at the airport?

SAMSUNGI’ve been meaning to write about this ever since I went on vacation to Mexico back in March.  Obviously this creation is intended to make you feel safe and sound and comfortable because the nice women is helping you figure out where to go and what to do.

But it doesn’t.  It made me think I was stuck in some sort of sinister “Big Brother is watching you” type sci-fi movie; and that is not a good emotion to have as you’re about to fly off to a foreign country.  I’d like to believe I’m a reasonably up to date guy, so I can only imagine how an older and/or less technologically exposed generation might react to this.  The really eerie thing about it is that the hologram only goes from the waste up, while the bottom half of her body is just a still cutout.  For whatever reason half a fake lady is even more disturbing than a whole one.  Clearly whoever posted the below youtube video agrees with me on this issue:

 

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