Sort of creepy, to me! Then there are those drones!!!!
Hari OMIndeed - the scientist in me was fascinated, but there was somehow an undercurrent of.........what?..........horror??? Yxx
WE saw that thingy demonstrated on the news the other night... it scared the POOPS outta US. we think it is sort of SQUIRRELY!
Hari OM.....the thing is... these guys have built one which is SQUIRREL sized too aaarrrrrggghhhhhh....Yxx
I see it carrying a load, pulling something, finding land mines. Etcetcetc.
Hari OMWell, of course that is exactly the concept behind the design - particularly the larger, 'pack-horse' style; but really, what's wrong with standard auto-drive wheeled Mars-rover-style things? For certain-sure there will be fur and whiskers added and a big marketing campaign before the decade is done..... (mumbles into her beard.....mutter mutter mutter....) Yxx
OK, I admit, I watched the whole video hoping one of the 'things' would cock it's leg against a tree…Cheers! Gail.
Hari OM.......................don't go giving them ideas!!! Think on it Bertie/Gail - what will happen to the household feline and canine companions if these AUTO-SQUIRRELS escape their military masters??? eeeekkk.... Yxx
AUTO SQUIRRELS!!! Uh oh, I think I'll just hide here…behind the settee…let me know when its gone!Loves and licky kissesPrincess Leah xxx
Robot totally creep me out. I am not ready for the 21st century lol!
Do those things have to be walked daily?
Hari Ombrwwhahahahahha - quite likely - but at least the leash is electronic and the two-legger can just have a seat!....then again,,, what if they break free???......Yxx
Dead scary if you ask me!! Bertie wants 'em to pee on a tree. I want 'em to bite that bloke that pushed 'em. What's wrong with those blokes?? If someone booted me like that I'd bite 'em on the bum.
Yes, we too were hoping that there would be retaliation against that nasty bloke.
....I dunno Charlie, you at least could outrun the nasty man... ...Bertie, you may indeed have to find your inner growl!...
not sure if i would share my bed with such a guy.... who knows what all that modules and bits an bytes could do... :o)
Hari OmEasy, that would be some ride!!! Yxx
WELL WE ARE ALMOST SPEECHLESS...WHAT WAS THE POINT OF KICKING IT? ROBOTS ARE SURELY SMARTER THAN THAT GUY!!THE FORMS WERE QUITE INTERESTING ONE LOOKED LIKE A COMBO OF A GIANT CRICKET AND A DOG.. AND ANOTHER LIKE A HORSE.WE HAVE A YOUNG FRIEND IN 7TH GRADE SHE IS DEEPLY INVOLVED IN A ROBOT CLUB...BUDDING SCIENTIST AND I'M SURE SHE WOULD NOT KICK ONEHUGS MADI AND MOM
Hari OmI think it is part of the "look how they recover" promo-style; "these are all-terrain, no-fall utilities we are giving you..." That sort of thing. The trouble is, when you have something that looks and (cuz we're human) feels like an animal, it is just plain WRONG.... sigh...I am actually all for advancements which are truly going to help us, but we all know there are negatives to such things too.... Yxx
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