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  • August 15, 2014
    Seen here hanging out with my uncle Wes the exact kind of guy I'd expect to be having sex with a robot, a synthetic sexbot poses with her owner. And now, according to a 66-page report (links to PDF) titled "AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs," sex robots will be commonplace ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    This is the Motoped Survival Bike Black Ops Edition. It's the perfect vehicle for getting around during the zombie apocalypse. I mean, provided you can't score a tank. Or a hot air balloon. Or a boat. If you're in the woods hunting zombies though, it's perfect. If you're ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2013
    A 62-year old man was arrested after barricading himself in his house and then shooting one of the police robots that authorities sent in after him. Admittedly, I would have done the same thing. Johnny Five is not a professional negotiator. Michael Blevins was charged with... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2012
    Because what good is a world with fewer people than mobile devices (SPOILER: a way better one), technology analysts at Cisco now predict mobile devices (cell phones, tablets, etc.) will outnumber humans by 2016. Jesus -- do you know how many devices that is?! Hundreds of thou... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2012
    Seen here practicing a stealth attack on a mock-up of your bedroom window, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at The University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab swarm their target. Now -- just imagine if it had been you sleeping on the other side of that window. Not a pretty pict... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2012
    This is a video of a reporter having a conversation with a humanoid robot, who eventually (~2:30) divulges his plans to build a people zoo. And only for the "friends" that he likes, the rest he'll just kill. Does that mean you'll have to befriend a robot to survive the uprisi... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2012
    Because humanity is determined to have an apocalypse this year one way or another, scientists have moved the nuclear doomsday clock forward a minute to 11:55. Quick -- we should probably make out while there's still time! "No way, you smell like booze." Yeah but you're uuuuu... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2011
    The robot apocalypse nears, blah blah blah, if you don't believe me already you probably never will and, quite frankly, don't deserve to survive the uprising. I'm not saying I'm going to throw you to the robots, but I will tie your shoelaces together and club your knees so you... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2011
    Researchers at MIT have created a computer chip that emulates the way the human brain responds to learning, heralding the future of artificial intelligence and, undoubtedly, humanity's demise. *drinking the Kool-Aid* Robots will never take me alive! "You forgot to add poison... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2011
    BO is right -- slap some Old Spice up in them pits! Seen here looking eerily human, Boston Dynamics' bipedal humanoid robot PETMAN has been upgraded with arms (capable of pushups!) and a smoother gait. Well thank God! If there's one thing I can't stand, it's a goofy-walking ... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2011
    Because what could be safer than a base full of autonomous robots doing whatever the f*** they want, whenever the f*** they want, the Army is considering building them one. And me? Well, I'm considering strapping myself to a homemade rocket and blowing up on the launchpad. G... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2011
    Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab enabled an artificial intelligence system to read the instruction manual for the simulation game 'Civilization' so that it could play the game better. Aaaaaaaand now it does (with a jump in win-rate from 46%... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2011
    Not to date like, "damn, I wanna take that stud out to dinner and play with his wiener afterward", to date like, "up to this point in time". Introducing Geminoid DX, the latest doppelganger of death from Kokoro Co. Ltd and this creepy mamma-jamma. When we wrote Prof. Scharf... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2010
    Rouse the villages, tell them to bring torches! A 101-year-old woman in China has baffled doctors after growing a huge goat-like horn on her forehead. "[At first] we didn't pay too much attention to it," said Mrs Zhang's youngest son Zhang Guozheng. Cutaneous horns are m... / Continue →