• All Purchases made this month instantly go into the draw to win a USD $ 100.00 credit to your HoP account.
 

Forums > Social Discussion > terminator here we come .... and other interesting robotic news

Login/Join to Participate

ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

just lost .... evil init
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:i though this was kind of cool in a oh dear war driven robots to destroy us all kind of way http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200601/kt2006011617112710160.htm
this just opens up a whole new playground for hackers, i mean really imagine the fun u could have with a hacked robot that has live video feed *shrugs* i suppose it has to happen eventually


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

Delete Topic

jeff(fake)


jeff(fake)

Scientist of Fortune
Location: Edinburgh

Total posts: 1189
Posted:That's pretty cool, but aren't there already a few other threads on the subject of computers taking over started by you?

According to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle of Quantum Dynamics, we may already be making love right now...

Delete

FireTom


Stargazer


Total posts: 6650
Posted:heyyyy - that's why we practice "ego-shooters"? (cool term by the way...

the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

Delete

Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:i only see one problem, do you really want your combat bot ordering a pizza from china?

oh hell yeah ben, as soon as robotic soldier are created hackers will have a joyride, we could start 'robot wars' without even having to pay for the bots! smile


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

Delete

jeff(fake)


jeff(fake)

Scientist of Fortune
Location: Edinburgh

Total posts: 1189
Posted:Assuming the designers were stupid enough to fit them with an wireless internet connection for easy hacking of course. umm

According to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle of Quantum Dynamics, we may already be making love right now...

Delete

Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:well, the humans in terminator were able to capture and hack the enemy robots, werent they? would it be possible to hit them with an emp, then reprogram them?

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

Delete

Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Possibly, but I think that an EMP shorts things or destroys ROM which means they'll have to replace the chips which might make things very difficult.

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

Delete

Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Sorry to post twice but I just remembered about the Tachicoma, the multi-legged robots in Ghost In The Shell, now they were cool.

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

Delete

simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London

Total posts: 3149
Posted:aw, they're only gonna be the size of a dog or horse frown

Am i the only one to see that GIANT robots are the obvious way forward for law enforcement?


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

Delete

Sethis
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

Sethis

Pooh-Bah
Location: York University

Total posts: 1762
Posted:No, I'm with you on that!! Golems will sort the Chavs out pretty thoroughly I'd say!

After much consideration, I find that the view is worth the asphyxiation.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
I may disagree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Delete

VampyricAcid
SILVER Member since Jun 2005

VampyricAcid

veteran
Location: My House

Total posts: 1286
Posted:....has no-one else wondered this....Ben, why are you reading the Korea Times?

Proudly Owned By The BMVC

Are You Sniffing My Mitten?

Delete

Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:lol, because its the koreans that want to make nasty robots, not the newyorkers wink :P, as far as i know, that right NYC?

i say if you're going to make tough robots you might as well give making the transformers a shot, they could do covert ops and they can be really big, and small arms dont effect them, and they have orange and purple lasers! biggrin


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

Delete

ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

just lost .... evil init
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:Written by: Mr Majestik

lol, because its the koreans that want to make nasty robots, not the newyorkers wink :P, as far as i know, that right NYC?


apart from mit all the really cool robots projects happen in japan because they have big big budgets for such things, they actually have a humanoid robotics program in the hope of being able to look after their aging population
Written by: simian

aw, they're only gonna be the size of a dog or horse frown

Am i the only one to see that GIANT robots are the obvious way forward for law enforcement?


give them time and youll be able to buy a megadoomer mmmmmm megadoomer


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

Delete

simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London

Total posts: 3149
Posted:the japanese just understand the fundamental coolness of robots better.

in fact, i blame the western world's lack of robots mainly on Robby the robot from Forbidden Planet.

i mean, let's just compare and contrast shall we?

East:
Non-Https Image Link


West:
Non-Https Image Link


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

Delete

Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:lol, i'd choose the bubbly one (as long as he has orange or purple lasers biggrin )

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

Delete

ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

just lost .... evil init
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:AIBOs DEAD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

nooooOOoOoOOOoOoOOoooooooooooooooooooooooooOOOOOOOOoooooooOOOOOOOooooooOOOOOOOoo
http://www.digitalworldtokyo.com/archives/2006/01/heartless_sony.html
br>
tis a sad day when a robot dog gets put to sleep ubbcrying ill miss you aibo


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

Delete

Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted:i was told the other day that there was a robot dog that committed suicide becuase its owner left it alone in a flat for two months, i didnt believe him, is it possible?

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

Delete

{anthrax}
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

{anthrax}

Look I've changed my title!
Location: England

Total posts: 209
Posted:NOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooo

I was gonna wait a few more years till the made an even better super cool amazing aibo then buy one!!!! God damn! Evil sony!!!!

*walks away mardy*


anthrax.... it infects, then spreads..... fast

Delete

ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

just lost .... evil init
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:Written by: Mr Majestik

i was told the other day that there was a robot dog that committed suicide becuase its owner left it alone in a flat for two months, i didnt believe him, is it possible?



since you can write your own code for the aibo yes it is possible to have programmed the aibo to lay down and die if it doesnt recieve input from its touch sensors, the aibo making a decision to commit suicide by jumping into the toilet well that would be pushing it bit as the resolution on the cameras is crud and theres only one of them.


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

Delete

Fire_Moose
SILVER Member since May 2007

Fire_Moose

Elusive and Bearded
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Total posts: 3597
Posted:Ohh check out this beast.




O.B.E.S.E.

Owned by Mynci!

Delete