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April 1, 2007

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Doing Things No Human Could Do

Robot bricklayers! I don’t know about you, but I always find these industrial robot arms hypnotic: so massive, yet so fast and so precise.

P.S. The link is to the Monocle site. I got a chance to check out the printed magazine this weekend and it is pretty awesome.

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Posted April 1, 2007 at 7:49 | Comments (4) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Technosnark

Comments

What about a robot Cask of Amontillado? Amaaazing.

Posted by: Andrew on April 2, 2007 at 10:49 AM

Whoah. YES. I want to get a robot arm, give it some bricks, and set up a Cask of Android-tillado exhibit in some sort of forward-thinking techno-fusion art museum RIGHT. NOW.

"The thousand injuries of wretched humankind I had borne as best I could, but when they ventured on insult, I vowed robotic bricklaying revenge."

I'm also having this vision of a Kasparov/Deep Blue style showdown between the bricklaying robot and Zack the Lego Maniac.

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