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  • April 29, 2016
    Because cheaters gonna cheat, this is a video demonstration of the little four-armed robot that Youtuber DenverFinn built to set the record for playing Piano Tiles 2 on the iPad. Impressive, but you want to know how to really win at Piano Tiles? Never start playing in the fir... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2016
    This is a Roomba cosplaying as it's favorite Star Wars character, R2-D2. The costume was made by artists at Bel & Bel. Unfortunately for you Roomba owners, I don't think they're actually going to produce the kit for sale. I could be wrong though. I'm not, but I could be. I'... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2016
    This is a video of Apple demonstrating Liam, a robot designed to disassemble iPhones so the parts inside can be recycled. Pfffft, I don't need a robot to disassemble a phone, my phones like to disassemble themselves. Spontaneous disassembly I like to call it. "You break them... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2016
    This is a video of Hanson Robotics' latest and most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia. She sort of looks like a real person except for the clear skull. If you're trying to make a realistic human robot you should not opt for a clear skull, that is a dead giveaway. Anyway, at th... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    Because mopping floors is for Cinderella and she's married now, this is the $200 Braava jet, the latest Roomba style robot from iRobot. It sprays cleaning juice out of the front and mops it up with different cleaning pads that probably cost a fortune. I can't imagine it does ... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2016
    This is a video of Boston Dyanmics' latest Atlas humanoid robot edited with a fictional cursing module. It doesn't appear to be a very obscene cursing module though, because I curse more and I have the mouth of a nun. Unfortunately, I have the everything else of a bridge trol... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2016
    Apparently I missed these videos a couple months ago but somebody who's just a little quicker than I am (but still very slow) just sent them to me so I'm posting them now. These are two videos of fast food workers responding to a shitty looking robot that appears to be driving... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2016
    This is a video of Boston Dynamics' quadroped Spot robot harassing a real dog in a parking lot. If I was there they would have found that robot in pieces in that dumpster behind it because nobody messes with my furry friends. I am a friend of the animals. I like animals more... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of Boston Dynamics' latest version of Atlas robot. It's smaller than previous versions, can pick up and carry objects, and can even get back on its feet after being pushed over by a man with a long cardboard tube. Cardboard tubes: just as ineffec... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2016
    This is a short video from Wuhan University in China of a robot they've developed that can blend in with its background. The robot uses light sensors to detect the background color, then applies an electric field to plasmonic panels that then change the appropriate color to bl... / Continue →