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Tumblr Thread: The Curse of The Doctor Who Robot Prop

We try to not be superstitious, but sometimes it's hard to notice when certain objects are so deeply associated with consistently unfortunate goings-on. And it doesn't help that this robot looks creepy as hell. For some more strange and interesting tidbits, here are some random golden moments from the world of Tumblr.

Tumblr thread on the cursed Doctor Who robot prop | titleknown Again, this is even funnier if know fucking production nightmare, with possible curse attached no less, this robot prop Doctor Who crew bogleech want know about cursed robot choppers-top-hat So robot isn't guy suit s an animatronic/puppet thing, and wasn't built show fact, no one knows who built one producers just FOUND ONE DAY building near studio had apparently been built another production cancelled and then just left gather dust.
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Funk Turkey let a bot write a song's worth of lyrics using a bunch of AC/DC lyrics as source material. They then took this word salad and performed it in the band's style. It seems like it hit the nail on the head. The song's called "Great Balls" for god's sake.

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If we woke up to this we'd probably be convinced that the house was haunted. So it's a good thing there was cameras running to capture the magic. We understand that a stack of Roombas is a trivial thing, but seriously, what are the odds?

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We've never seen anything like this before. The amount of grace in this laser guided robot is superhuman. Sure it's just in a product demo, but Boston Dynamics should watch out if this robot hits the market soon.

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Cozmo hits stores in October for $179, but Anki (robotics company responsible for creating this beaut) is taking pre-orders now on its website. Anki is also planning to release the SDK, which will allow owners to tinker with Cozmo’s A.I., if they'd like to. Check Cozmo out in action below:

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A human-like robot face has been hooked up so that its expressions are controlled by the electrical signals produced when yellow slime mould shies away from light, or moves eagerly towards food.
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