Category archives for Robots

Ice Cream Robot

Two guys in a robot suit?

… nope … … but where’s it going? To the store to get milk? Hunting for dinner? Ice fishing? To take over the world??? Don’t you think they should program it to go “Shit!” when it slips a little and “Whoaaaaaa…whoaaa!” when it is sliding around on ice, and “Whoopeeeee!” when it is galloping?

Mountain Climbing Robot

Radio Controlled Robot Bar

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What would Klatu do? Hat tip: Geekology

Future Space Robot Revealed

It jumps. It rolls. It could be coming soon to a planet near you. Designed by biomimetics researcher Rhodri Armour at the University of Bath, the Jollbot is a spherical cage that can roll in any direction. If it can’t go around an obstacle, it goes over. To jump, the cage compresses and springs open…

A robot controlled by a blob of rat brain cells could provide insights into diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Created at the University of Reading, the project marries 300,000 rat neurons to a robot that navigates via sonar. The neurons are now being taught to steer the robot around obstacles and avoid the walls of the…

We wants our BUGs…. yessss

Why is it that I always discover my perfect birthday present right after my birthday. I’m talkin’ bugs. They are reviewed in the current Linux Journal (no link … I’m talking about this thing on paper … current issue, August 2008, Issue 172). Well, there is a web site you can go to (references below).…

It gets really interesting just after 1 min. 30 sec.

This camera pill is not larger than a candy. It can be swallowed by the patient. The doctor steers it through esophagus and stomach …. So, you swallow this “pill” and miniaturized scientists riding inside get to travel around inside your body like in that movie, doing battle with your immune system while searching for…