I was going to say “obviously nobody working at DU Robo has kids”, but then I realized they’re on the receiving end of the $100K/robot toy that will be running around the floor of a middleschool filled with rowdy children…
I want the video of “hey kid, put the robot down now! hey! this is not a toy!”.
Robots to Guard Schools (The Korea Times)
Type in a command and see what happens:
sit, roll over, down, stand, speak, dance, shake, fetch, play dead, jump etc.
It’s also cute if you type in a command that’s not recognized.
Want to find out what’s really dull? Just ask the world wide web:
Any Neil Stephenson / William Gibson fans should recognize the Myvu Personal Media Viewer:
Now you can “goggle in” to your iPod, turning it into a portable movie theater.
For only $299.95 you get a big-screen movie floating in front of you with stereo sound that is probably better than a movie theater (headphones). They say you can see around it and multi-task. I say forget that – turn out the lights and submerge yourself in the movie! I have yet to try one, but the reviews so far say it’s spectacular.
For more info, go to the apple store and search for “myvu”. Get a pair for me too while you’re at it, ‘k? 😉
In tribute to Douglas Adams, author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, May 25 is Towel Day.
See the WikiPedia entry on it for more information and even some pictures.
If you somehow haven’t read the book, buy it now.