While everyone else drafts Fantasy Football teams, the Gabbing Geek podcast is doing something a bit geekier. We’ve got robots and Chinese movie thieves and fantasy box office and trivia! What more could you ask for? How about Watson’s voice going up two octaves? Oh, it’s in there! Give the episode a listen right the heck now or jump after the break to read more.
Geek Art: Robot Dreams
Some amazing Geek art from a brilliant site called Sakura. This is a visual narrative that is reminiscent of Iron Giant. Amazing work. For the full dream of the giant robot, click on.
MIT Students Watch Terminator 2, Think “We Can Build That”
MIT has a bunch of really smart people who want to destroy the world. How else to explain all their brilliant minds coming up with a robot that can now jump over obstacles? The original Terminator was at least slow, when T2 gave us the running, liquid metal Terminator humanity was all “That’s it, we’re done, really glad those don’t exist. MIT heard that some 20 years later and said “Oh we can make that exist.” And they did. With 4 legs for now, and thankfully they named it something tame like Cheetah and not after a super fast animal that can kill you. Oh, wait…
Check out the video after the break that will surely be seen in a future documentary “Stupid Humans: How They Built Their Destroyers.” It will probably be featured right after the robotic butt story.
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