Tag: robots

Self-healing robots that cannot be destroyed (science news).

September 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Self-healing robots that cannot be destroyed (science news).

Robots that cannot be broken? Skynet will be so pleased about this actual piece of science news! The European Commission is funding a project called SHERO (Self HEaling soft RObotics) […]

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Good Spot: mush, creepy little robot, MUSH.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Good Spot: mush, creepy little robot, MUSH.

Pssstt, want to see some creepy headless robot dogs drag a truck along? Yeah, sure you do, pervert. Well, here’s your chance, because Boston Dynamics is doing some scary adverts […]

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Bird-bot will conquer the world (first, they came for the warehouse workers).

April 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bird-bot will conquer the world (first, they came for the warehouse workers).

Robot developer Boston Dynamics has given up for the moment on scary evil pony robots that can do Kung-fu moves and moved into the more prosaic world of coming up […]

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Bumblebee (2018) (a film review by Frank Ochieng)

January 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bumblebee (2018) (a film review by Frank Ochieng)

Filmmaker Michael Bay finally did right by the ‘Transformers’ movie series regarding his monotonous, massive mechanical misfits. Instead of helming another insipid instalment after directing the previous six clash-and-clang clunkers […]

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Adam Robots by Adam Roberts (book review)

June 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Adam Robots by Adam Roberts (book review)

In the distance future, robots will take over. Well, the future is now…The ‘Adam Robots’ collection of short stories by UK author Adam Roberts contains tales all containing, well…robots. Known […]

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The Machine (film review by Frank Ochieng).

May 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Machine (film review by Frank Ochieng).

There are selective moments where writer-director Caradog W. James’s ‘The Machine’ runs as well as…eh, let’s say for a lack of a handier phrase ‘a well-oiled machine’. This low-budget dystopian drama revisits […]

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The Robotic Dance: A great way to doing the Sci-Fi Shuffle!

September 14, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
The Robotic Dance: A great way to doing the Sci-Fi Shuffle!

Ah, there is nothing like the companionship of a mechanical mate to get one through the hard times, right? Well, television has certainly provided its share of a walking bucket […]

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Robot & Frank (Frank’s Take).

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Robot & Frank (Frank’s Take).

In defining the concept of science fiction themes, the relatable consensus would probably range from the techno-titillation of CGI ecstasy, colorful creatures from exotic planets looking to threaten mankind or […]

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Telepathic robot bunny ears.

August 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Telepathic robot bunny ears.

Here’s an interesting concept. Telepathic robot bunny ears, from Japan (of course), where sporting a pair of ‘Necomimi‘ ears – a headset with bunny ears that move according to the […]

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Robo Sandcastle Builder.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Robo Sandcastle Builder.

While everyone may be familiar with Robocop, they might be less familiar with its arm-like cousin, Robo Sandcastle builder. Actually, the project is called Stone Spray, and was set up […]

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