Posts tagged ‘robot’

September 13, 2018

Billy-Billy

by duncanr

thought this was a spoof when came across this vid but apparently it’s a real product – http://tinyurl.com/yc7yrf67 – which is a sad reflection on modern life that a creepy talking flowerpot is seen as a way to alleviate loneliness experienced by many elderly rather than contact with a real human being

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January 30, 2018

What am I?

by duncanr

November 22, 2017

Pas De Deux with Robot

by duncanr

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September 30, 2017

Brian and Charles

by duncanr
April 26, 2017

My Wife Refuses to Enter the Room . . .

by duncanr

it’s only Wednesday but already we have a strong contender for Quote of the Week . . .

The model is so realistic, especially in motion, that my wife refuses to enter the room when it is set-up she feels very uncomfortable around it.

hhmmm, I think ‘uncomfortable‘ may be a bit of an understatement here given this device implies her own performance in this regard is not satisfactory . . .

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March 23, 2017

Needs More Work ?

by duncanr

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May 14, 2016

Tea Time

by duncanr

June 17, 2015

Robot Fail

by duncanr

guess there’s a bit to go before machines are ready to take over the world 😆

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February 9, 2015

Rise of the Machines ?

by duncanr

woman and vacuum a victim of domestic abuse was rescued by emergency services after she was assaulted by a rogue vacuum cleaner – http://tinyurl.com/nn3fjle

[would never have happened if she had had a No 1]

May 6, 2010

Hot Pants

by duncanr

How times have changed !!!

in 1993 – “a kinetic robotic art project using remote control, car batteries, aluminum parts, and cables – intentionally set on fire” – was given barely a second glance by passersby

In 2010 – I very much doubt the same ‘robot’ would be treated with such indifference !!!