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(The Australian)   Scientists build robot that can crawl, camouflage itself, hide, smother you in your sleep   ( theaustralian.com.au) divider line
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2012-08-17 01:09:53 AM  
Good thing I'm not Sarah Connor
 
m3h
2012-08-17 01:47:00 AM  
Where exactly is this thing going to hide?

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2012-08-17 02:11:33 AM  
Bring it on MFers, my Old Glory policy is paid.
 
2012-08-17 05:32:56 AM  
No, that's Bain's going "out to a rave" ventilator. I tell you, that man can really throw some moves and shapes when he's all E'd up.
 
2012-08-17 07:38:37 AM  
You know, Science, sometimes I'm not entirely sure who's side you are on...
 
2012-08-17 07:39:39 AM  
On the case
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2012-08-17 08:08:14 AM  
So...they invented OctoCamo? Cool.
 
2012-08-17 08:11:42 AM  
They invented a cat?
 
2012-08-17 08:19:38 AM  

m3h: Where exactly is this thing going to hide?

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I'm pretty sure that's under UV lighting, so it probably doesn't look like that in normal lightning. TFA says it can hide from infrared cameras, which is still different part of the spectrum.
 
2012-08-17 08:21:26 AM  
It's also inherently vulnerable to poin-ted sticks.
 
2012-08-17 08:43:02 AM  
I've seen it before. Kind of cool to see the notion of building soft robots in action. I'll try to find some footage of it in action.
 
2012-08-17 08:50:03 AM  
 
2012-08-17 09:09:20 AM  
So, it's a robotic cat?
 
2012-08-17 09:37:55 AM  
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Roberto isn't impressed.
 
2012-08-17 09:56:23 AM  
Here's one of the insidious bastards in full attack mode:

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They fight dirty.

/Jeez, why was this the first thing I pictured?

//Link's hot. One of the most uncomfortable scenes in the whole freaky movie.
 
2012-08-17 10:23:53 AM  
Version 2?

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2012-08-17 11:51:22 AM  
Starman 2: Electric Boogaloo?
 
2012-08-17 11:51:57 AM  
A soft machine? How do we make it hard?
 
2012-08-17 01:03:32 PM  
Instead of smart bombs, it's smart maxipads.
 
2012-08-17 04:27:21 PM  

ciderczar: A soft machine? How do we make it hard?


Viagra.
 
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