Robots

Robot of the Day: August 16

While traversing a deep, narrow ravine, the traveling companions discovered an anomalous opening in the face of one wall. The dimensions of the passage were oddly uniform— not the result of natural erosion processes. The light from outside quickly dimmed to a murky gloom. “Should we proceed with documenting this passage?” asked one. “No,” replied the other. “My batteries are not fully charged. Let’s get into the sun so we can fully charge and then return.”

Robots

Robot of the Day: April 2

The other day I was sitting with a group of robots when one of them told me a story: while exploring/mapping a remote location the robot encountered a passageway to a subterranean space. The robot related that the space was difficult to measure as IR provided no useful information and there was a high level of EMF noise. So noisy, in fact that the robot was forced to leave as the RF interference was affecting its own CPU. But it did detect something deep within emanating from the shorter wavelengths of the visible spectrum…