Thursday, June 03, 2010

The takeover moves one step closer

This story doesn't reassure. Nor this one.

But at least we know that, before the bury us, they are now able to...

(Thanks to my BSIL for that last one.)


Gregg Metcalf said...

Wow! Things we can do sometimes don't impress me as much as what we can't do yet.

But what technology for law enforcement or military use.

Dave Leland said...

Notice this comment near the end: "safe human interaction with possibly dangerous robots".


Of course the bots will eventually catch up to you :()

P.D. Nelson said...

Obviously it is time to create Asimov's positronic brain with the three laws incorporated into all robots.

Fred Butler said...

I for one welcome our new robot overlords, and will gladly help them find workers to toil in their microchip factories.

Halcyon said...

I thought the robot "doggie" was cool...and a little cute (since its shoebox body structure helped it escape the uncanny valley).

As for the other two links:

The Japanese have been wanting to build mechs ever since anime became popular...oh, and they're all crazy, too.