Why robots continue to disappoint

Why robots continue to disappoint
There are plenty of powerful, functional, and fast robots out there, but it's no secret that the promise of true robotic helpers — think Rosie from The Jetsons — has been a disappointment for decades. We've seen processor power increase by leaps and …
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Rise of the giant robots: how 'Mazinger Z' spawned a genre
It's hard to think of a more quintessentially Japanese contribution to animation and science fiction than the giant robot. For the millions of kids that grew up outside Japan in the 80s and 90s, shows like Voltron, Robotech, and later Gundam Wing were …
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Japanese Researchers Continue Quest To Build Life-Like Humanoid Robots
In the graphic novel The Watchmen, the physicist Jon Osterman is vaporized in an experiment and comes back as the god-like Doctor Manhattan after meticulously putting himself together again one organ system at a time. In a way, Japanese researchers are …
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