DailyDirt: Robots That Save Lives

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Robots are becoming essential tools for all sorts of tasks. Some jobs that simply can't be done by people are perfect for remote-controlled machines. As a tribute to our hard-working metal friends, here's a short list of some bots that are making the world a safer place. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    btr1701 (profile), Apr 19th, 2011 @ 5:42pm


    You can post all the feel-good robot stories you like, but that won't change the fact that 3 billion human lives will end on August 29th, 2018, and that the survivors of the nuclear fire will live only to face a new nightmare...

    ...the war against the Machines.

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    Pixelation, Apr 19th, 2011 @ 5:48pm

    Just wait until they start using PIGs for colonoscopies.

    Are you "unpiggable"?

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    Michael Ho (profile), Apr 19th, 2011 @ 6:12pm

    Re: Machines

    Actually.. it looks like Judgment Day is supposed to be here in a couple days:

    A ccording to the TSCC timeline, April 19th 2011 is when Skynet is turned on and the machines attack on the 21st....

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Apr 19th, 2011 @ 11:59pm

    Re: Machines

    Nonsense! Nostradamus predicted it would all end in July 1999.

    Or actually September 1999, because amazing seer he was, he failed to predict the change from Julian to Gregorian calendars.

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 20th, 2011 @ 3:45pm

    Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto.

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    pepe, Nov 30th, 2011 @ 7:22am


    this is a good sit to go to uner our robots that saved lives

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