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Author Topic: starfish: walking self-conscious robot  (Read 2564 times)

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starfish: walking self-conscious robot
« on: September 02, 2007, 06:29:08 AM »
Pretty interesting stuff... still needs a lot of work before it becomes very usable, but nonetheless...
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Re: starfish: walking self-conscious robot
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2007, 06:36:05 AM »
looks like a head-crab from half-life 2, especially those big spider ones.

valve ought to buy into the project and start selling them - i'd rather have one of those running around than the robosapien.

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Re: starfish: walking self-conscious robot
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2007, 09:40:48 AM »

With looks like that it needs to be unself-conscious!

I see that the iRobot people have a trial balloon for an eavestrough-cleaning robot.
http://www.engadget....an-yer-damn-gutters/

Having spent most of yesterday at the top of a 30-foot ladder I'm all for some other little creep creeper taking over that task.
Sadly, I don't think it's necessarily small size would have enough mass to do a good job but one can hope.