March 3, 2011

Nova Science Now Showcases Bots

You have already seen most of these robots, but you should check out PBS' Nova Science Now for their recent program on that very subject. Included is David Hanson's Phil, named and fashioned after sci-fi author Phillip K. Dick. He is human-looking to the point that he seemed real to the interviewer, a scary thought that makes you think that the robot takeover is coming anytime now.

By the way, the episode also tallied up all the songs they could find written with robot in them. Their count was 44, but we suspect that was a low estimate.

Via PBS

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 3, 2011 11:13 AM
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