My Dinner with Androids - Part I
Friday/May/29 2009 Filed in: Science / Technology
Cyborgs! Mechanical People! Androids! Robots!
Apocalypzia keeps a close watch on robots. Ever since Radio Shack rolled out the TRS 80, we humans have been sharing the planet with machines that increasingly think like us.
Now we stand on the same stage with machines that, heaven-forbid, look like us. The amazing part of this is not so much looking like us as moving like us.
Our style and manner of movement have always separated us from the creatures lower down the phyla and to the left on the evolution chart. Cheetahs are poetry in predatory motion but no biped is a graceful as we are, right?
How would Bruno and Carrie Ann rate Asimo's performance?