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6 facts tagged with Robot Facts
Random Darknet Shopper
There's a bot called the 'Random Darknet Shopper' that is given $100 in bitcoins every week to purchase random items on the darkweb. It ended up buying 10 ecstasy pills and the creator was subsequently arrested.
A robotic fsh created by researchers at NYU-Poly was left to interact with normal fish. It was accepted by them and soon guided them as a leader.
Kissenger is a pig-shaped robotic device that lets you kiss someone over the internet.
There's a phone app called RoboRoach that allows you to remotely control a cockroach through a chip that you to manually implant into the unwitting critter.
Leonardo Da Vinci made a robotic lion in 1515 that would walk, sway, open its mouth and move its tail - it even had a compartment that opened to present flowers.
Pierre Jaquet-Droz, a watchmaker, 240 years ago invented a robot that could write, and the parts could be interchanged to say whatever you want.