Flight of the Conchords – The Humans are Dead

From Online Cortex we have a song about the imminent robot takeover.

Posted under fiction, fun

This post was written by admin on February 16, 2009

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Science Fiction Inspires Robot Design

New Scientist has an interesting article the explores how science fiction can guide robot design.

The basic premise is that the most common conception of a robot comes from fiction, since few people have ever seen a real robot.  This drives what they expect to see when they encounter a robot.  To enable robot designers to develop robotic designs that will be readily accepted by the public, one can be guided by the way robots have been presented in the literature and film.

Posted under design, fiction

This post was written by admin on September 6, 2008

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