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|This video documentary describes current and new ways
where robots are getting smarter, but still not as smart
as an infant.
The documentary is long, approx 50 min,
but it is well worth watching.
The video is from 2003 and was entitled robo sapiens,
don't get it mixed up with the toy.
|Zane, come down from Japan, bringing with him a wad
of Japanese robot magazines.
Zane and his group would
like to start a store front for our group, and so he
asked us what sort of bits we'd like to see to start the
store front with.
Zane managed to get a few ideas from the group, even
though we were speaking geek talk with him. His company
website is www.techtoys.jp and his email is zane
|Mr. Torimoto challegenged a Solid Works designer at
designing a robot model in 3D as fast as possible.
an ad that aims to prove that with the right tools you
can design just about anything in a very short space of
|Brody found this neat gadget, that many men have long
since desired, a robot that gets a beer out of the fridge
and throws it to you while you're watching the big game.
check out this website, and you can build one too.
Beer launching mini fridge
|Your robot isn't just limited by electricity.
you ever tried steam?
Well this guy did, check
He has made some very unusual creatures all powered by
Crabfu is the name of the designer and has a website
of other steam powered "robots"
|During a fun night discussing robots and plotters,
Keith found by chance this place in
Switzeraland that has some very fascinating exibits that
are more artistic than scientific.
Down side is that
the website is in a foreign language, but the videos are
If you have the time available, just download and view
these wonderful pieces of "art".