So I wanted to post about this robot developed at Tokyo Uni’s Ishikawa Oku Laboratory that uses a high-speed camera to predict how a human hand moves during a game of paper-scissors-rock, allowing it to react within one millisecond…
But then I scrolled down to see the youtube comments and as always, they’re the wonderful antithesis of horror and hilarity.
Science is awesome. But slow down with the helping our future robot overlords.
Magnetic scout-bots to sneak on board ship
“Throwbots”, which can be tossed through a window or door, are standard equipment for many US police forces. These small robots – invaluable in sieges and hostage situations – are designed to always land right side up before being driven around by remote control, beaming back video from inside a building.