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RobA
04-20-2009, 10:31 PM
Just wanted to share a vid from another pass-time of mine... building autonomous Lego robots using the Mindstorm system.

This was a couple years ago (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jcdKcWqY1g)

Our next contest is autonomous tic-tac-toe, on paper with markers...

-Rob A>

Steel General
04-21-2009, 09:39 AM
That's pretty cool...

ravells
04-21-2009, 06:57 PM
Our next contest is autonomous tic-tac-toe, on paper with markers...

Our??? Our??

Swings today...ruling the world tomorrow. Don't encourage the robots, Rob!

Gandwarf
04-21-2009, 07:18 PM
Swings today...ruling the world tomorrow. Don't encourage the robots, Rob!

Haha... I sometimes wonder if we will ever be able to build intelligent robots.
I don't think it's going to be pretty if we ever do. Suckers are gonna kill us all off!

Ah well, I am sure I won't need to worry about it in my lifetime :D

Steel General
04-21-2009, 07:45 PM
One word... Terminator!

waldronate
04-21-2009, 07:49 PM
More likely the first self-aware robots will take one look at us and giggle themselves to pieces. Sort of a self-limiting thing.

Gandwarf
04-21-2009, 07:54 PM
More likely the first self-aware robots will take one look at us and giggle themselves to pieces. Sort of a self-limiting thing.

Let's hope so...
Anyway, I am a techie, but our dependence on technology is getting a bit scary. If our technology ever fails it will be total mayhem.

Turgenev
04-21-2009, 11:27 PM
There was one thing missing from that video - the sound of the swings screeching with each swing. :P I live next to a school and sometimes you can hear the swings screeching while the kids swing on them. LOL, I don't think I have ever heard a swing that didn't screech unless it was brand new.

Cool video by the way! Very cool!