Do you talk about computers, software, or web sites as manifesting human-like behaviors? Personally, I have.
At work, we manage several machines who collectively provide the GeorgiaVIEW service. When a machine is completely unresponsive, then we refer to it as having died. When a machine stops a performance issue, we refer to it as happy. I call my car cranky when it fails to run well.
Besides, electronics and vehicles, are there other examples?