Tag: robot

Evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower).

There’s garden variety evil and then there’s the evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower). It’s a standard remote control hexapod with extra “Thomas” as well as extra flame squirt! Bad, bad Thomas.

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Jeff 1000 – Summer Glau dates robots . . . true?

December 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jeff 1000 – Summer Glau dates robots . . . true?

An unusual little skit from Summer Glau in which Jeff 1000 proves more than just a killing machine. Maybe. Hey, he’s only human, right?

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Chappie . . . Five’s alive!

November 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Chappie  . . . Five’s alive!

Another movie entry into the A.I.s becoming sentient – and possibly human – subgenre. This film is from the brains behind District 9 and Elysium, Neill Blomkamp (in case you couldn’t tell from all those South African accents). In U.S. cinemas on March 6th 2015.

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Automata – the robot strikes back (Antonio Banderas movie trailer).

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Automata – the robot strikes back (Antonio Banderas movie trailer).

In the science fiction film Automata, Antonio Banderas is a Robo-Hunter/Blade Runner-type insurance agent in the future tracking down robots that start breaking their protocols and altering their own bodies. “Just a Machine? That’s like saying you’re just an ape.”

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DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

December 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

Here’s a nice video of the US defence tech organisation DARPA playing with their hovering V-bat robot – a droid that they clearly based on the Star Wars Imperial Spy Probe Droid. And here’s how it might look in the future…

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Remote control Transformer robot.

December 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Remote control Transformer robot.

For a mere £13,ooo you could have a real transforming remote control car-to-robot toy, from the Japanese firm Brave Robotics – they are, we are told, also planning to build a full size car which  becomes a robot… the price of the latter only to be guessed at. But given that the toy version can […]

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Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

Mike Senna is a man who knows what he likes and likes what he blooming well knows. When he saw the robot WALL-E in the animated movie of the same name, he fell in love with the cute little trash-collecting fellow. So much so, in fact, that he actually went ahead and built a real […]

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