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The Cavalry Commeth

Emma Bulbous Diary, Day 111, April 21 2776, Twilight Force

Pretyman, Ichnida and Cresp are gone. Now Doctor Nopoin is getting around to me. But something’s been occupying that calculator. 251 more words

Science Fiction

Reaction time is a factor in this, so pay attention.

In Blade Runner, the android ‘replicants’ are externally indistinguishable from humans. The only way to tell them apart is to subject them to a barrage of emotionally provocative questions and measure their physiological responses with a polygraph like machine known as the ‘Voigt-Kampff’ test. 2,851 more words

Natural Born Cyborgs

The Clever Vine-Like Robot That Grows and Steers With Air

(Source: www.wired.com)

In a hallway of an engineering building at Stanford University, some devilish researchers have built a sprawling obstacle course. To make it through, competitors have to wind over sand, through a door, up some steps, and finally, through a forest of small pillars. 678 more words

Technology

I Sure Do Like Robots

I have a hard time wrapping my head around complicated machinery. Even though I somehow drew a whole book about robots, I avoided drawing them most times because I didn’t think I was good at it. 89 more words

Blog

Robot of the day: April 20

The robots have been busy preparing for Cherry City Comic Con this weekend.

Info: cherrycitycomiccon.com

Robots

This robot can build your IKEA furniture

(Source: techcrunch.com)

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building IKEA furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to IkeaBot, the madmen can be replaced. 224 more words

Technology

Rovers and robots and beats, oh my! BOOM celebrates 20th year

Keivan Shahida ’20 said he has time for classes, but to hear what else the sophomore from Scarsdale, New York, has on his plate, one can’t be too sure. 785 more words

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