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  • October 2, 2008
    This is a robot girl named Repliee R-1. She's an android built by Osaka University and based on an actual 5-year old girl. And I think I speak for everyone when I say they chose their model pretty freaking poorly. Liveleak Thanks to Firuz, Tytus, Jake, and Justin, who all a... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2008
    Every wonder what it would look like if a bunch of little robots ganged up on a kid and dragged it across the floor? This. The video is 3:00 long, so just let it load and then skip towards the end for the full effect. Youtube Thanks Michael, you wanna come over and help... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2008
    Remember when Boston Dynamics heralded the robot apocalypse with the creation of the BigDog? Well now the uncaring bastards have made a LittleDog too. You know, one that isn't as big or loud as the original. Why? To kill you easier. LittleDog is a quadruped robot for resea... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2008
    This is one of the most disturbing videos I've seen in a long time. It's two robots going at it with medieval weaponry. I have no idea why they exist, or what they're demonstrating, but I can't believe some shmuck programmed robots to swing weapons. WTF were you thinking? ... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2008
    The U.S. military has a goal -- that it's 30% robotic in twelve years. Why? Because robots don't feel pain, and when they die you just solder them back together or build a bitchin' chair out of the scrap metal. While advances in robot technology will probably result in mor... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2008
    Despite their better judgment and several threatening letters from yours truly, researchers in Leipzig, Germany are writing software that allows robots to teach themselves how to move. This is great news. The software mimics the interconnected sensing and processing of a br... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2008
    When running from a robot, you only have to run faster than your children. Which should be easy because you tied their laces together, right? If you answered, "I would never!", then it's been nice knowing you, but you're robot fodder. Anyway, remember the post a while back a... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2008
    The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded Tufts University a $3.3 million contract to develop T-1000 shape-shifters so they can squeeze under doors and through cracks and shit to kill us all. Part of the original DARPA solicitation for proposa... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2008
    Wonderful, just wonderful. The UMass Mobile Manipulator, developed at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, can learn (by itself) how to use different tools (weapons). UMan uses a regular webcam to look down at a table from above. By analyzing differences between adjacen... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2008
    Michael, a brave member of my underground anti-robot coalition, the Fairly Unorganized Brotherhood Of Technology Saboteurs (FU-BOTS) did a little reconnaissance work at the recent Makers Faire to scope out our potential robotic killers. He brought along his trusty bowtie spy c... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2008
    Two Russian scientists claim that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a particle accelerator in Switzerland, may be the world's first time machine. They're in the process of trying to recreate a miniature Big Bang. They're not sure exactly what will happen, but my guess is destr... / Continue →