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March 07, 2012

Words to make your blood run cold. [krakatoa]

"We really want to understand the limits of what is possible for fast-moving robots." - Dr. Alfred Rizzi

If that's not making you piss your pants, check out the video.

We can only hope and pray some hobo hacker doesn't get his hands on one of these prototypes. It could turn the balance of power.

This is the kind of research prioritization that keeps our cars earthbound. To Hell with flying cars -- Prof Egghead McRobo-racer wants him a record-breaking bot, with an eventual target of 50 (plus?) mph. So the rest of us keep driving to work like cavemorons while he plots to one day unleash this clattering metal menace on the world untethered.

SCIENTISTS: They aren't developing the means of enslaving us to the machines because they are bad. They just don't watch movies.


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