Weekend Diversion: My favorite Viral Video of all time

“I’m not anybody’s judge; I don’t know what motivates people to do what they do. But I have a lot of admiration for anybody who can start with absolutely nothing and make a little something out of it.” –Wilford Brimley I’ve got a lot of respect for the creativity that goes on over the internet, … Read moreWeekend Diversion: My favorite Viral Video of all time

Weekend Diversion: And Here Come the Robot Zombies…

“Listen, and understand. That terminator is out there. It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.” –Kyle Reese, the Terminator


Sure, they may look innocent now.  Maybe you think they’ll even live peacefully with us and create nothing but beauty, as Florence + the Machine might have you believe with their song,

Cosmic Love.

But the apocalypse will soon be upon us.  And I think that this cute fella may be just the thing that ushers it in.

NAO robot + capabilities
NAO robot, courtesy of Aldebaran Robotics, retrieved from UNC-Wilmington.

The NAO robot, made by Aldebaran Robotics, is one of the most advanced humanoid robots out there.  Yes, it’s programmable, it can do choreographed movements, it can respond to stimuli, and it can change what it’s doing dependent on its surroundings.  

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