The Miraculous Stigmatabot Robot Bartender

The Miraculous Stigmatabot is not your average robotic bartender. Created by David Fine, Aaron Muszalski, and Jonathan Moore, it will dispense fine table wine with the proper inducement.


(The Miraculous Stigmatabot)

A forgotten relic of a fictional future, The Miraculous Stigmatabot was rebooted for your sins. A martyr to the abandoned ideal of the Anthropomorphic Automaton, the Stigmatabot now performs the miracle of transubstantiation, using what little energy flows through his fading circuitry to convert water into wine.

Penitents are invited to place their grail below the Stigmatabot's wound spigot (lower right torso) and then pour pure water into the Stigmatabot's holy funnel (upper left shoulder), while repeating the following prayer:

O Roomba, O microwave,
I forsake thee!
Gloria in anthropos deus.
In Nomine Asimov, et ASIMO
et Robosapien,
Amen!


(The Miraculous Stigmatabot dispenses to the faithful)

Science fiction fans have of course thought about robotic bartenders since at least the 1943 introduction of the usuform robot bartender in Anthony Boucher's Q.U.R..

See more of Stigmatabot at Gigapan.

Scroll down for more stories in the same category. (Story submitted 12/27/2009)

Follow this kind of news @Technovelgy.

| Email | RSS | Blog It | Stumble | del.icio.us | Digg | Reddit |

Would you like to contribute a story tip? It's easy:
Get the URL of the story, and the related sf author, and add it here.

Comment/Join discussion ( 0 )

Related News Stories - (" Robotics ")

X2-VelociRoACH Cooperates To Launch Tiny Drones
Little robots cooperating can do big tasks. Eventually.

An 'Ethical Black Box' For Robots?
Explored by science fiction authors.

Kino Project Roaming Personal Fashion Robots
'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...' - Robert Forward, 1985.

First Crewless Ship? Umm
Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship

 

Google
  Web TechNovelgy.com   

Technovelgy (that's tech-novel-gee!) is devoted to the creative science inventions and ideas of sf authors. Look for the Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary, the Invention Timeline, or see what's New.

 

 

 

 

 

Current News

Will A Steel Umbrella Stop Russia?
'Everyone was aware that the damned platform was wandering around in its own orbit...'

EVE Artificial Womb For Lambs (For Now)
'In the crimson darkness, stewing warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones...'

TIKAD Armed Drone Ready To Fight
'Each a television eye and a sonic stunner...'

Bees Royal Jelly Helps Wounds Heal Faster
'An alien drug... used by an insect race.'

NASA Wants To Make Oxygen On Mars
'They plop down on the Red and if the dust is deep enough ... they burrow in...'

Hackers Insert Malware Into DNA
'They tied the memory to the bloodline and that was their record!'

X2-VelociRoACH Cooperates To Launch Tiny Drones
Little robots cooperating can do big tasks. Eventually.

'Do Not Pay' Chatbots To Replace Law Firm Associates?
'I want my lawyer program.'

MULTI Model Of Star Trek Turbolift
Cool prototype video!

A Look Into The Future Of Spacecraft!
Ever wonder how you look when you enter a new part of a spacecraft?

An 'Ethical Black Box' For Robots?
Explored by science fiction authors.

Dadbot Digital Immortality
'A hardwired ROM cassette replicating a dead man's skills...'

Should We Permit Computers To Create Their Own Language?
'Talk Between Robots radio...'

Breakthrough Starshot Sprites Yearn For Alpha Centauri
'Whoever launched it fired a laser cannon...'

Kino Project Roaming Personal Fashion Robots
'Most of the crew have the tiny imp ride on their shoulder...'

Astronaut Exercise Video, Predicted By SF Writers
'Joe got out the gravity-simulator harnesses.'

More SF in the News Stories

More Beyond Technovelgy science news stories

Home | Glossary | Invention Timeline | Category | New | Contact Us | FAQ | Advertise |
Technovelgy.com - where science meets fiction™

Copyright© Technovelgy LLC; all rights reserved.