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23 Aug 2011 21:39


Tech: The LA Times’ latest headline scares the crap out of us

  • Despite the relatively benign story, everything about this–the headline, the positioning of the robot’s arms, the fact that the robot has its own Twitter account–has us doubting humankind’s continued reign of dominance on Earth. “I’m semi-autonomous,” Robonaut 2 (or “R2”) tweeted. “I require ground control, but I can also respond to my environment within controlled specifications.” Yeah, well, you say “controlled specifications,” we hear “I, Robot.” source

30 Nov 2009 10:42


Culture: Another movie remade in Lego – this time, “The Matrix”

  • Somehow, this trick never gets old. Doing a movie scene – or any scene, honestly – up in Legos gives it instant cultural currency, as in the case of this shot-by-shot remake of a scene from “The Matrix.” We credit The White Stripes. source