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Amazing Indoor Robotic Drones Mimic Dolphins and Whales

A recent Phish concert at Madison Square Garden featured some unusual biomimetic drones:

This biomimetic robot scenario was envisaged by Clarence Edward Heller more than ninety years ago in his 1930 story Flamingo: A Drama of A.D. 1950:

Bird-like robots now descended from the ceiling of the theatre, and where they came from I never can determine. They circled the vast audiences, dancing, twittering, chirping, and from miniature photophonic cells echoed their music, until the vast theatrical coliseum was aflood with melody.

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