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A Robot is the Ultimate Internet of Things Appliance

I’ve been thinking about this for a while now. Rosie from the Jetson’s was clearly connected to the internet of things (IOT). So are the Sentinels from the Matrix.  Quite possibly, every robot from every movie, tv show or book has to be IOT connected. Just something to think about. Mike Slobot Featured Slobots is: […]

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Robot Fortunes

So, we had some Chinese food and got some fortune cookies.  Those are always fun to read. It got me thinking about my slobots though, and I wondered what a “robot fortune cookie” would say. I decided that since robots eat metal (obviously!), their version of a fortune cookie would actually be a “fortune nut.” […]

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Realistic Robot Lady Cheerfully Agrees To Destroy Humans

Well, this is feeling a little #skynet -ish. Hanson Robotics, who make some seriously cool robots, unveiled a new humanoid robot at SXSW this year.  In a word, its looking a little scary!  Didn’t we learn anything from Del Spooner and Sonny in iRobot? After you get past the Uncanny Valley, the tech looks pretty […]

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Spectrum: Light, Robots & Contrast

Mike Slobot will be featured at Spectrum: Light, Robots & Contrast, an art event taking place at Litmus Gallery and Studios in Raleigh, NC.  Spectrum brings together an eclectic mixture of art from three talented artists with an exciting show that includes body painting, performance, and fine art. During the wine reception on February 5, a live […]

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Can’t we all just get along? My robots think so #maketechhuman #slobot

We see it everyday.  The Matrix, The Terminator, Transformers…  robots destroying humans, humans destroying robots, humans destroying humans and robots destroying robots. I think Isaac Asimov had it right, his robots were helping people for the most part, even if they went a little wonky once in a while…  When I started making my Slobots, […]