DailyDirt: Robot Balancing Acts

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Watching robot demonstrations should be a segment on late night TV -- just like "Is This Anything? or "Stupid Pet Tricks." Robotics labs seem to have an endless number of tasks to train robots to do, and some of them are pretty entertaining to just watch. Here are a few cool videos that show robots doing some nifty balancing tricks (and the last one is the best one). By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    trench0r (profile), Mar 2nd, 2011 @ 5:10pm

    +1 robot circus plz

     

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    Matt Jones (profile), Mar 2nd, 2011 @ 5:16pm

    High speed robotics ftw

    That cellphone tossing in the third video is probably the coolest thing I've ever seen.

     

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    DeAngelo Lampkin (profile), Mar 2nd, 2011 @ 6:11pm

    One day they're twirling pens and pencils...

    And the next day they're coming back to the past to change the future. We've been warned! :)

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    Michael Ho (profile), Mar 2nd, 2011 @ 6:22pm

    Re: High speed robotics ftw

    Tying a knot in a rope ain't an easy task for three robot fingers, either....

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Mar 2nd, 2011 @ 10:56pm

    Sword fights count?

    There is tone of videos of robots yielding swords on YouTube.

     

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    Pixelation, Mar 3rd, 2011 @ 7:16am

    If an AI says the line "danger Will Robinson", will the creater of the AI be sued for copyright infringement?

     

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