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« on: April 06, 2009, 10:20:37 AM »

http://www.labspaces.net/96776/Robot_scientist_becomes_first_machine_to_discover_new_scientific_knowledge
short version: a robot made an autonomous discovery, and formulated a test methdology regarding genomics. all on its own. and it was verified by the researcher as valid.

and...
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16882-yeastpowered-fuel-cell-feeds-on-human-blood.html
this is april 1 though, so... suspect, but in legit channels.
the robots now have a way to use us as a power source....
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2009, 11:05:55 AM »

first, they'll infiltrate the human world in innocuous positions

http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2009/03/japans_new_robot_fashion_model.html

then trained robotic storm troopers will surge out of japan

http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nb20090326a5.html

during the conquest, supply line logistics will be handled by big dog

http://shadowspear.com/special_operations_kit/1289.html
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009, 11:09:09 AM »

JTFC.

Are Mondays not bad enough already? Now I'm all paranoid as well.

Actually, interesting articles all - although the notion that these things will evolve into our eventual autonomic mechanical oppressors is a bit of a stretch Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009, 11:10:59 AM »

stretch?Huh?

We can now be their FOOD.
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They will also now be able to figure out how to make us produce more blood via gene research.
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009, 11:12:49 AM »

 ROFLMAO Dood. It's Monday, I've had stomach flu for the last 4 days and it was accounting day on Saturday. Do you really think I'm capable of agreeing with you and dealing with that sort of eventuality ATM?  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009, 11:15:51 AM »

a vision-guided fireball-throwing trebuchet made out of an industrial robot

http://www.manapotions.com/robopult.html
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2009, 11:18:17 AM »

the swarm got a practice run a year ago...

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13639_3-9931526-42.html
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2009, 11:25:54 AM »

>a bit of a stretch

somebody codes a 1 instead of a 0, perk.

Robot Programmed to Love Goes too Far

http://www.muckflash.com/?p=200

BTW, did you know that Skynet 5 is in place?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7451867.stm
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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2009, 11:35:46 AM »

Oh fuckfuckfuckfuck stoppit! My head hurts already  ROFLMAO

Happy Monday BTW RC Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2009, 01:31:04 PM »

yea the dick that named that thing skynet should be hung. Did they not watch any movies at all?

@perk. the plague was not fun. we all had it. Though I think I win. I had 5 days of water shooting from my ass. yet... I gained weight.... WTF?

if (human) then terminatormode(1);
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« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2009, 01:36:17 PM »

EYuck I get it. Daughter and I got it good, PinkHat had a minor bout, boys made it out unscathed.

Delightful little souvenir my daughter brought home from high school I'm fairly certain  Don't make me...

Perhaps you've hit upon a perfect way to divide the infiltrator units from humans NB.

If ($waterShootsFromAss) $okToHangOut = true;
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« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2009, 03:26:09 PM »

lol
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