A trundling, talking, sexually confused robot that will look after your house.
Archive for December, 2005
“This holiday season, a lot of children will open their presents and find robotic toys, like mechanical dogs and dinosaurs. Unfortunately, robot toys often disappoint. They’re just so robotic, repeating the same things over and over again. But a team at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is exploring how to make robots more engaging over the long term. Their assistant is roboreceptionist Marion ‘Tank’ LeFleur.”
Discovery Channel: Robot Demonstrates Self Awareness.
Slashdot: Roomba Vacuum Robot Opens to Hackers.
Slashdot: Radiation Robot Makes Troops Safer.
“Some humourous vector work awaits you at Gribouillage et Coloriage.”
“In this article, I’ll go over the basic design of the robot RC car. I’m saving some of the nitty gritty details for a second post. This will give all you readers some time to come up with a better way of doing things, and it will give me time to beg our pal robogeek to assist me with some CAD drawings of the motor control circuit.”
“A-hoy matey! A cute little set of three 1′ buttons with illustrations by Allison Cole. This set is pirate themed and includes illustrations of (what else!): a pirate, his ship and an pirate emblem! Shiver me timbers! Perfect for pirate lovers and friends!” ($4)