Creepy Crawly Bot Bugs

by Douglas Black  October 24, 2016 In what is yet another way to creep us into a future of submission to mechanical overlords, Researchers from MIT and Stanford University introduced these crawly-bots at the User Interface Software and Technology Symposium.  These centimeter sized Rovables roam all over their human vehicles, dare I say it, like bugs, by…

More Scary Stuff About Robots

June 15, 2016  by Douglas Black One step closer to a very dangerous Rise of the Machines, researchers have created a robot that crawls right out of its mothership-slash-3D-Printer.  Humans at the MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have created a process that in a single run can create a solid and liquid robot, including…

Avoid Tummy Troubles During Climate Devastation,

Spicy Mango Soup  by Douglas Black 11/11/13 This is one of those happy mistakes one sometimes makes.  Having very little to work with, or at least some refrigerator orphans, I put a dish together on this cold and rainy Veterans Day while listening to reports from the devastation caused by the First Great Typhoon. I…