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We are doomed: robot teaches itself how to use a bow and arrow
Dvice.com ^ | September 24, 2010 | Adam Frucci

Posted on 09/30/2010 6:45:28 AM PDT by Immerito

Well, this isn't good. A robot at the Italian Institute of Technology led by Dr. Petar Kormushev has taught itself how to use a bow and arrow. It only took him eight shots to start hitting the bullseye every time. And I don't know about you, but I'm not sure that seven shots is enough time for me to run away.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: archery; kormushev; pagingjohnconnor; robot; robots; terminator
Paging John and Sarah Connor!
1 posted on 09/30/2010 6:45:30 AM PDT by Immerito
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To: Immerito

IN 2010 FRED BEAR MARKII BECAME SELF AWARE.......


2 posted on 09/30/2010 6:48:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Oh great...another thing to fear in life. lol


3 posted on 09/30/2010 6:54:06 AM PDT by ThePatrioticArtist (It's not the painting itself, but the message it sends that's important.)
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To: Immerito

The cutest Terminator ever.


4 posted on 09/30/2010 6:58:38 AM PDT by agere_contra (...what if we won't eat the dog food?)
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To: cripplecreek
How long before it develops a sense of humor?
5 posted on 09/30/2010 6:59:28 AM PDT by Dem Guard (Obama's 57 States = The Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC).)
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To: Immerito

Reminds me of a joke.
George Lucas calls Sly and Arnold.
He says he is making a movie about famous composers.
Sly says, “I’ll be Mozart”.
Arnold says, “I’ll be Bach”.
lol...


6 posted on 09/30/2010 7:04:03 AM PDT by TexasPatriot1 (Legalize the Constitution)
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To: cripplecreek
IN 2010 FRED BEAR MARKII BECAME SELF AWARE.......

...putting it farther up the evolutionary ladder than most Democrats.

7 posted on 09/30/2010 7:06:57 AM PDT by Egon (The difference between Theory and Practice: In Theory, there is no difference.)
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To: Immerito
What happens when they ask if they have a soul?

Geth Pictures, Images and Photos

8 posted on 09/30/2010 7:08:41 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Lord help our Armed Service members that they not become pawns in Hussein's quest to destroy America)
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To: Immerito

“Look Dave, I can see you’re really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.”


9 posted on 09/30/2010 7:09:57 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: cripplecreek; waterhill
IN 2010 FRED BEAR MARKII BECAME SELF AWARE.......

LoL!

10 posted on 09/30/2010 7:11:34 AM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist,........one more time.....)
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To: Immerito

it is too late to be worried. program has been distributed (widely) amongst computers worldwide. counter software programs attempting to intercede. the UFO threat news was a diversion, generated by the robots, and all is lost....while we all were laughing out loud at the UFO reports.....John and Sarah Connor will likely be terminated should the counter software programs fail to intercede. /sarcasm


11 posted on 09/30/2010 7:13:37 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: cripplecreek
It only took him eight shots to start hitting the bullseye every time

Good thing for me, I can hit a robot in the head with a .308 on the first shot. Outside of archery range too!
12 posted on 09/30/2010 7:14:45 AM PDT by 762X51
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To: cripplecreek

KILL ALL HUMANS!!!

Bender Bending Rodríguez


13 posted on 09/30/2010 7:19:24 AM PDT by 762X51
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To: Immerito

August 29, 1997 has arrived.


14 posted on 09/30/2010 7:20:56 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 762X51

Yeah, but what happens when he’s an expert shot with a weapon more powerful than a .308?


15 posted on 09/30/2010 7:21:31 AM PDT by Immerito
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yep, the T-800 prototypes are being developed.

...and I can think of some very realistic ways that we could see robots being used against humans in the future. Even here.


16 posted on 09/30/2010 7:25:02 AM PDT by Immerito
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To: Immerito

Okay, who gave the robot a bow and arrow?


17 posted on 09/30/2010 7:32:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: cripplecreek

It’s creator said, “Please put the bow down” and the robot said “Why Dave?”. It’s creator said you might hurt someone to which the robot said “I’m sorry Dave, I do intend to hurt you” ...


18 posted on 09/30/2010 7:35:53 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: agere_contra

It is cute, but there will probably be protestors objecting to the Indian headress.


19 posted on 09/30/2010 7:38:30 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin/Hunter 2012 -- Bolton their Secretary of State)
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To: massgopguy

Ahh-nold came back from the future again?

I always KNEW his real mission was to ensure the existence of Skynet.


20 posted on 09/30/2010 7:43:41 AM PDT by Immerito
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To: Egon
This is FR and any mention of evolution is strictly verboten.
21 posted on 09/30/2010 8:04:09 AM PDT by starlifter (Sapor Amo Pullus)
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To: Immerito

Not bad.

Now let’s see it learn to play table tennis.


22 posted on 09/30/2010 8:09:24 AM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: Immerito

Just make all humanoid robots out of plastic so they are easily breakable, problem solved. And limit their strength to that of a normal human’s.


23 posted on 09/30/2010 8:15:44 AM PDT by GraceG
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