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Los Angeles artist Steve Talkowski of Sketchbot Studios Inc. has created a collection of 3D models featuring cute robots in real world situations.
He also rendered a robot version of the well-meaning demon superhero Hellboy.
Steve made the collection of original character designs for artist Dacosta Bayley‘s daily March of Robots” sketch challenge, which has recently become an artbook. You can view more of Steve’s robots on Behance.
3D Models of Cute Robots in Real World Situations [Click through to LaughingSquid for links to everything, including Steve’s portfolio.]
The Olympics are meant to test human ability. But technology is now augmenting what humans can do, allowing them to cut through water faster and run on prosthetic legs at speeds faster than athletes who have legs.
The Olympic committee has often reacted by banning equipment and clothing that give athletes too much of an advantage. A new Swiss competition called the Cybathlon, scheduled for 2016, sets aside those limits and asks what athletes with physical disabilities are capable of when they compete with the help of advanced robotics.
Their abilities will be tested in six different competitions that range from completing a course in an exoskeleton to racing virtual cars via a computer-brain interface. Athletes will compete individually or in teams and pair with a lab that will create their robotics gear.
The emotional bond between soldiers and the machines they serve with is getting complicated. (via I [Heart] Robot])
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Flopsy robot is flopsy.
Pretty sure I’ve dreamt about this thing. You guys were there too. We should run.