wax_on: Eh. Someone went to architecture or industrial design school. It's been done before, it looks cool but there's not many real applications for this kind of thing.
Prophet of Loss: wax_on: Eh. Someone went to architecture or industrial design school. It's been done before, it looks cool but there's not many real applications for this kind of thing.When he made the little cube "walk" across the floor, I thought it might have some application in robotics.A robot made in this fashion would be able to change its shape to suit its current task.
lifeboat: You know, those would be useful as... uh, you could use those in a... hmmm. You know what? Let me get back to you on that.
Monkeyfark Ridiculous: Not sure why everyone is all WHAR UTILITY. Looks like they're props for his act./wouldn't mind having one as a shelving unit/desk toy
StopLurkListen: These things can sometimes find useful applications, even if they look kind of silly or pointless at the moment.For example: the Miura fold, used in satellite panels -- one action unfolds the entire array.[www.britishorigami.info image 200x287]So just store this in the corner of your mind. You never know. you might someday be stuck with a difficult-to-solve problem and *lightbulb* Hey, wasn't there some nutball on Youtube that did that *thing* with boxes ...
Smackledorfer: Monkeyfark Ridiculous: Not sure why everyone is all WHAR UTILITY. Looks like they're props for his act./wouldn't mind having one as a shelving unit/desk toyI think we were assuming that since the act sucked, it must have just been a presentation of the object for its unique value.
21-7-b: what was the point of that?
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