Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in R.U.R.
by Karel Capek

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Roomba's Brother PackBot
   iRobot's Roomba cleans up around the house - their PackBot helps soldiers clean up on the battlefield, doing duty as HAZMAT assistant, targeting aid, and bomb discovery droid.

Android Weightlifter Now Capable Of Body Slam
   Great sensor skills make the difference in this human-sized robot.

Wakamaru Robot Receptionists Hired By Temp Agency
   This mobile, friendly, singing robot is now ready to go to work in your office.

RunBot Learns To Walk At Human Speed
   Better put on your walking shoes to keep up with this robot.

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Barista Robot Perfects Latte Swirl With Multi-DOF Wriggle
re: Anthony Boucher
(9/11/2023)

Vendetta 2023 All-Terrain Skateboard Could Use Neal Stephenson's Smartwheels
re: Neal Stephenson
(9/9/2023)

Safe Street Rebel Autonomous Vehicle Luddites And Schachner's 1931 Robot-Deranger
re: Schachner and Zagat
(9/7/2023)

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