Star Wars Toys from @shopgoodwill June 6th, 2017 @ 8:17 am PDT
Great deals on Star Wars toys
Build Your Own R2-D2 April 24th, 2017 @ 10:45 am PDT
Everyone should have an astromech droid.
A Fake Duck November 27th, 2013 @ 6:55 am PST
Why would someone dream of creating a life-sized mechanical duck that eats, digests, and excretes grain just like a real bird?
Beer-Opening Robot April 26th, 2002 @ 12:27 pm PDT
Just when you thought beer-drinking couldn’t get any better, along comes the Autonomous Beer-Opening Robot, or ABOR. It was built by Jean-Phillipe Clerc, a mechanical engineering master’s student at the University of Florida, as part of the school’s Intelligent Machine Design Laboratory class. link via Visual Distortion
A Long Time Ago, in a Galaxy Far, Far Away … February 22nd, 2002 @ 10:14 am PST
The 106-bed facility … features robot bears whose sole purpose is to watch over the elderly residents. … The fur-covered robotic assistant, simply known as Teddy, hides a microcomputer and a local network connection. It is the latest in a series of companion robots … Previous efforts included cats and a surprisingly appealing wombat. link […]
RoboScience April 6th, 2001 @ 12:10 pm PDT
RoboScience has created the RS-01 RoboDog – the world’s most powerful, most advanced and largest commercial legged robot. The RoboDog takes leading-edge technology out of the laboratories of the world’s major organisations and puts it in people’s living rooms.
Chew Chew July 20th, 2000 @ 10:36 am PDT
Chew Chew was invented by Stuart Wilkinson at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
In Which I Want to Be a Robot June 8th, 2000 @ 10:48 am PDT
I will be the first in line to have my brain in a robot body! This article is amazing, and not just because the publication date is June 10, 2000! It’s like living, literally, in the future!
Ryan April 12th, 2000 @ 9:21 pm PDT
Ryan blogged this and for the life of me I can’t figure out why. This thing has a dialect that sounds more like bad Chinese than ‘robot-speak’. Oh well … he’s new.