Posts tagged "china"

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While astonishingly beautiful, these illustrations by Jie Van [tumblr] should also remind us that the robopocalypse could very well start may be under way in China. 

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Man in China Builds Giant Transformers Replica to Propose to Girlfriend

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Someone in China has made a futuristic space-themed hotel that is completely staffed by little service bots. I suppose the impending robot uprising might not be so bad if it includes room service. 

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Just try getting a good night’s rest with that thing in your bedroom!

Just try getting a good night’s rest with that thing in your bedroom!

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Foxconn to speed up 'robot army' deployment; 20,000 robots already in its factories | ITworld

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Junk bot made from scrap materials is both terrifying and environmentally responsible!
(via Boing Boing)

Junk bot made from scrap materials is both terrifying and environmentally responsible!

(via Boing Boing)

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Meet you new robot overlords, in giant nightlight form. 
(Xinhua via Kotaku)

Meet you new robot overlords, in giant nightlight form. 

(Xinhua via Kotaku)

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A restaurant in China staffed by robots: This is how your local Applebee’s will look in the near future.

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Young people aren’t willing to do such dirty, tiring work. So not only in sliced-noodle restaurants, but also in many other regards, we’ll extend our technological development - and there will be many, many machines that can replace human labour. inventor Cui Runguan (via South China Morning Post)
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Creepy robots in the year 2000.

(via plasticpals, h/t @reggiewatts)