Let's Make Robots!

How to - "Kollie Cyborg"

For those DIY'ers who want to take Lassie and turn her into a Cyborg, apparently there is an old Russian "How To"

It appears to be an amalgam of Vladimir Petrovich Demikhov disturbing work in the 1950's and some clever CG artist.

Full article in Russian here.




Proposal of MoMo 0.9 with WiiDAR

Genetic Programming and Walking the Dog

I have been thinking for a long time about how to harness the power of the internet into programming robots.  I can imagine a robot here which I give some form of task.  Let's say (and this would be relevant) finding a wall socket and plugging itself in.  The task of successfully identifying a wall socket, moving the robot to a correct location, and inserting some sort of plug would seem monumental.

Um, this is wicked cool - micro laser scanning quad prop air platform

What happens when you put a laser scanner on a quad flying platform -> here

Just what I need for around the house.