Thursday, April 23, 2009

New Robots Give "March Of The Penguins"
A More Ominous Tone...

These new German-built robot penguins are cute, yes. But imagine millions of them patrolling the world's oceans.

[via io9]

Monday, April 6, 2009

Learning To Crawl

Scientists in (where else?) Japan have created an oversized robot baby. It's kind of cute, in a terrifying sort of way. It learns to mimic human emotions, and has taught itself to walk, among other things. Other milestones the robot has to look forward to: learning to drive, senior prom, bringing mankind to its knees.

[via io9]