RobotBox user jbot added a nifty blog post today about using his robot to paint with light. Inspired by images of Roomba’s with LEDs, he added a set of LEDs to his robot, PlexiBot and took some long exposure photos as PlexiBot traveled around. The results are quite beautiful.
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Sci-Fi blog io9 has put together an epic list of pop-culture Cyborgs through the ages. Explore the evolution of the cinema cyborg from the pre-60’s to present day. Who’s your favorite? My vote is with Summer Glau as Cameron, but I’m still pretty bitter over Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles getting canceled.
Boilerplate, the fictional robot created by artist Paul Guinan, now has a robolicious coffee-table book called Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel. Featuring historic scenes from the 19th and 20th century, we see Boilerplate’s military prowess as he fights along-side military giants like Teddy Roosevelt and Pancho Villa. The book’s “trailer” is hilarious and worth a watch […]
Â Here’s a great gallery of retro robot art creations. There quite an array of intricate robot sculptures from a variety of artists. The robot pictured above was created by artist Mike Rivamonte. There’s a few more of my favorites after the jump. What’s your favorite?
Artist Carl Pisaturo creates some amazing kinetic sculptures. His robotic creation, Slave Zero (video above), is an amazing half-human scale robotic creation with life-like motions which are controlled via an intricate web of cables. Slave Zero uses 21 servos to drive 41 joints and achieves incredibly fluid motion. [Via Robot Snob]