automation

Heinz Automato: Automatic Ketchup Dispenser

These videos of the Heinz Automato are from 2007 (OLD!!!!!). I saw them a few years back, but apparently they're making their way around the internets again,...
January 10, 2011

Looks Dangerous: DIY Automated Lawnmower

This is a video of an automated lawnmower. Well, technically this is a picture FROM a video of an automated lawnmower, so you're gonna have to hit...
April 27, 2010

Google's CADIE And Gmail's Auto-Pilot

Well folks, the apocalypse is upon us. Google has foolishly unleashed the world's first "artificial intelligence tasked-array system" (death-bot) upon the world. CADIE (Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity)...
April 1, 2009

I'm In Love: Robot Opens And Pours Beer

The autonomous Bottlebot will pick up, open, and pour your beer into a glass. It was built by a college student for an engineering project, and it's...
December 21, 2007

Helicopter With Automatic 12-Gauge Shotgun

The AutoCopter Gunship is the toy I always wanted growing up. It's a helicopter with a freaking Auto Assault-12 Full-Auto Shotgun by Military Police Systems attached. The...
December 5, 2007

Robot Car Is Tiny, Still Fits Lots of Clowns

The Picobot is allegedly the world's smallest autonomous robot. I say allegedly as I'm not up to date on the world's smallest autonomous robots because I have...
October 29, 2007

World's First Automated Restaurant

A new restaurant in Nuremberg, Germany is opening with no waiters. Because it's an automated restaurant! Named 's Baggers (yes that's correct, it starts with an apostrophe)...
August 27, 2007