Enon is a robot created by Fujitsu that meets visitors to Kyotaro Nishimura's museum and then guides them through the exhibits. It uses arm gestures and a chest embedded LCD screen to get the job done, along with a robotic voice. The company plans to roll other service robots out in the coming years, including security and package transport models. One time my 4th grade teacher grabbed my junk when we were in the mummy exhibit at the museum. I'm not complaining or anything. Actually, I think I'm bragging. High five! Up high. Down low. Damnit, he was a dude :/
Museum Guide Robots Have Eyeball Heads [engadget]
So apparently Coca-Cola has these oversized robotic bastards lumbering around Tokyo and pinching the heads off anyone that doesn't buy an ice-cold Coke from its cooling chamber. Has anybody seen one? Do they actually walk around? Is there really just a person about to pass o... / Continue →
Have kids? Well you won't for long if Saya, the robot substitute, has her way. The harbinger of death is allegedly multilingual, capable of calling roll, reading, and assigning work from textbooks. Also, scaring the shit out of your children.
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I don't really like scary movies because I pissed myself in the theater during Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and all my friends still make fun of me. But I did happen to see The Shining in my youth. Remember the tricycle scene (if you don't I posted the original after... / Continue →