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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeMay 31st 2020
     
    Good to see you post, TL. Seems to have been a while.
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      CommentAuthorgoatcheez
    • CommentTimeMay 31st 2020 edited
     
    Posted By: Terry LingleWait until they try to control your bowel movements there will be rioting :)

    No shit!
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    Posted By: Terry LingleWait until they try to control your bowel movements there will be rioting :)
    Does electing a bowel movement count as control? Does the transmogrification of the Republican Party into a bowel movement qualify for a riotous response?
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeMay 31st 2020
     
    Posted By: goatcheezDepends on whether their chips are silicon or germanium based.


    Gallium Arsenide, of course.
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      CommentAuthorgoatcheez
    • CommentTimeMay 31st 2020
     
    Dope for both.
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    Inside the Lab Where Robots Run Their Own Experiments
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1UgdoP2aeg

    A developing trend
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2020
     
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      CommentAuthorDuracell
    • CommentTimeJun 24th 2020
     
    Posted By: AsterixPut coffee grounds in your robot feet
    Brilliant idea. Love it.
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeJun 24th 2020
     
    Bean bag feet
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    Nature seems to have all the bits and pieces to do something like this.
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    Combine that with gecko toe stickability and you've got a spider robot that can climb sheer glass walls.

    Be afraid, be very afraid.
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2020
     
    Oregon State U is using robots to deliver meals.

    Prolly cheaper in the long run than humans.
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    So are associate professors.
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2020 edited
     
    Boom tish!
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2020
     
    Telepresence first.


    Telepresence taxis.
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      CommentAuthorgoatcheez
    • CommentTimeNov 3rd 2020
     
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeNov 3rd 2020
     
    Telepresent taxis never arrive.
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeNov 3rd 2020
     
    Humans have become cheaper.
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    Soon we'll find a way to automate the insects
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 3rd 2020
     
    Or marsupials, is it ethical to modify animals to be useful for mankind like dogs, livestock etc?

    Especially using electronic chips?