All I wanted to do was alert BoB readers to the new robo-jockeys being used for camel races in Qatar... However, being semi-obsessed about the inevitability of a devolved, post-apocalyptic future made glossing over the subject of robots replacing humans nearly impossible.
First, the battle of humans vs. androids must be
accompanied by an appropriate soundtrack: check out this archive of a special
episode of Greasy Kid Stuff, Monkey Vs. Robot (Real Audio).
Next, read about the latest in robot research here. Or, find out who won the first robot vs. human arm-wrestling match.
Earlier this month, Station Manager Ken posted a somewhat disturbing video of an interactive teen femme-bot. If that didn’t give you goosebumps, robo-go-go dancers might be more your speed (right-click to download wmv). For more links to robot videos, click here or here.
And if lightning strikes, perhaps this story will have a happy ending, after all.