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(Forbes)   The robot soccer World Cup, where the goal is to make robots that can dominate humans by 2050. What could possibly go wrong?   ( divider line
    More: Cool, World Cup, World Cup finals, robots  
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2014-07-10 03:28:42 PM  
Nothing if we can get our armies to master the sliding take away.  The robots will be down for a while complaining to the ref.
2014-07-10 03:41:50 PM  
Don't worry, Cleatus will protect us!

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2014-07-10 04:16:14 PM  
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Robot flops?
2014-07-10 07:27:10 PM  
I'm sure all the current players have nothing to fear from this... it'll take years to figure out the "pretend to be injured and fall down screaming whenever someone comes within 5 feet of you" matrix.

/doesn't get what's so "beautiful" about a game that encourages and rewards fake pussy acting
2014-07-10 07:44:59 PM  
2014-07-10 07:50:37 PM  
I would so watch team cyber ball.
2014-07-11 04:10:36 AM  
The reaction time to disable their own gyroscope will be instant upon even the slightest contact with another player.
2014-07-11 04:19:24 AM  
The goalkeeper robot was a simple enough design.

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2014-07-11 07:50:44 AM  
Kinda already been done.  Welcome to Cyberball!!

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