Posts Tagged: Robots

CHARLIE DAY

Idris Elba Still Vowing To Cancel The Apocalypse In Extended ‘Pacific Rim’ Video

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Idris Elba's "Today we are cancelling the apocalypse" speech looms large in new 'Pacific Rim' two-minute TV spot.

future shock

MIT Professor Insists Technology Is Killing Jobs

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Meet Erik Brynjolfsson. He thinks he knows why you can't get a job: Namely, robots.

JAPAN

I Will Defeat You, Air Hockey Robot

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There comes a time in every man's life when he suddenly realizes what he was born to do.

CHARLIE DAY

Wild Card! The Main Trailer For ‘Pacific Rim’ Is Pretty Cool

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Warner and Legendary Entertainment released the full main trailer for Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim' just a few moments ago.

goomba stomping

Scientist Teaches An AI To Play ‘Super Mario Bros.’

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More importantly, it learns how to play Mario through trial and error. Much like it will later figure out how to kill humans!

CHARLIE DAY

New 'Pacific Rim' Trailer Has Giant Robots Smashing Alien Skulls With A Boat

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Guillermo del Toro showed a special WonderCon trailer for 'Pacific Rim' in which a ship is used as a baseball bat and alien skulls get crushed.

Technology

Soda-Swiping Robot Fears No Vending Machine

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Apparently a Euro is too much to ask for a soda in France. So this French nerd built a soda-swiping robot.

FUTURAMA

So 9% Of Humanity Would Sleep With A Robot

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Nearly one in ten of us would have sex with a robot. Either that or they are just very, very desperate for attention.

BOSTON DYNAMICS

PETMAN Robot + Camo Suit + Gas Mask = Terror

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The PETMAN robot is just doing his job in this clip. The nightmare fuel is just a bonus!

biomimicry

Flying Robots Can Now Swoop Down And Grab You

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Thanks to the wonders of biomimicry, someday robots will be able to swoop down from the sky and carry us off. That's... that's just great.

BARRY KUDROWITZ

Sure, Give That Robot A Knife: Three More Oreo Separator Machines

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Last month we were introduced to an "Oreo Separator Machine", and now three more have been built, including HERB, the Home Exploring Robot Butler.

BOSTON DYNAMICS

The 'Big Dog Robot' throws cinder blocks now because Terminator is real

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I know I already referenced this video in my links post this morning, and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2013/03/bigdog-robot-throws-cinder-blocks/" target="_blank">GammaSquad</a> covered it on Friday, but this new BigDog video from Boston Dynamics simply demanded its own post, if only for nostalgia's sake.

5-SECOND FILMS

Uproxx Video: Backstory

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Latest Uproxx Video from the 5-Second Films gang: "Backstory.

BOSTON DYNAMICS

Thanks For Nothing, Science: The Terrifying BigDog Robot Can Now Hurl Cinder Blocks

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Remember the terrifying BigDog robot? Now it has an extra arm to pick up cinder blocks and throw them across the room. Oh, goody.

new music

Blitzkrieg Bot: Watch Some Robots Cover The Ramones

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Humans are so 20th century. The present is all about robots playing punk songs by the Ramones.

funny

Robots (‘Girls’ Parody)

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An HBO original catastrophe.

ANNE HATHAWAY

Steven Spielberg Says The 'Robopocalypse' Is Still Going To Happen, We Just Have More Time To Prepare

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Yesterday we heard Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' was being "postponed for an indefinite time." Now Spielberg has clarified what's going on.

ANNE HATHAWAY

Steven Spielberg Cancels The 'Robopocalypse'

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We might not get to watch Catwoman, Thor, and Q from Skyfall fight robots in Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' after all.


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