Given everything we’ve seen happening in Ferguson, I worry that “Tetra Vaal” could actually be the US in the not-too distant future.
Harvard researchers have programmed a thousand minibots to self-assemble into a variety of different shapes, which doesn’t seem so frightening until it’s the bots deciding what shape to make!
So yeah, anyone can now buy this iPhone-controlled drone bot that flies and crawls up walls like a bug. THANKS ALOT, SCIENCE!
Another round for my friends … bleep, blorp.
Spreadsheets, killer robots, they BOTH give me the willies!
Pretty good day for one of these.
The current episode of WNYC’s excellent “On The Media” podcast is all about robots and how they will (maybe) destroy us.
The first step towards a robot cat: Samsung’s new robot vacuum cleaner has sensors to chase a laser pointer.
In the event of a robopocalypse, we’ll probably need these badass mechs by Riyahd Cassiem to defeat the robot army.
Forty years ago, Richard Nixon resigned as President of the United States. We all know it would not have gone down that way if we had elected Robot Nixon, though.
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