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Robot plays table tennis against world champion Timo Boll and you'll never guess who wins
Mirror.UK ^ | Mar 11, 2014 13:08 | Simon Keegan

Posted on 03/15/2014 9:51:52 PM PDT by Daffynition

The world table tennis champ pings his pong against the world's niftiest robot - watch the amazing video

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/kuka-robot-versus-timo-boll-3229053

(Excerpt) Read more at mirror.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Sports
KEYWORDS: kittyping

1 posted on 03/15/2014 9:51:52 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Furriest robot I’ve ever seen. ;^)


2 posted on 03/15/2014 9:59:01 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Daffynition
and not one "scratch".

3 posted on 03/15/2014 10:01:11 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Slings and Arrows; skinkinthegrass; Daffynition; Salamander
My money is on Bruce.

4 posted on 03/15/2014 10:07:04 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Daffynition

Stole it and proceding to make it viral on the internet. ;-)


5 posted on 03/15/2014 10:08:10 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: shibumi
not me, got $$$$ on the net.

6 posted on 03/15/2014 10:21:50 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: shibumi
oh! ..the Bruce Lee look-alike..
thought you were adressing the cat.

7 posted on 03/15/2014 10:34:44 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Slings and Arrows; shibumi

8 posted on 03/15/2014 11:06:40 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: shibumi

9 posted on 03/15/2014 11:22:57 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Daffynition

Is there an echo in here?


10 posted on 03/15/2014 11:24:33 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: skinkinthegrass
Just a paw-bump.


11 posted on 03/15/2014 11:25:27 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: shibumi
Life is like....


12 posted on 03/15/2014 11:27:19 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Daffynition; Slings and Arrows

Forget robots. I wanna play against the kitteh!


13 posted on 03/15/2014 11:28:48 PM PDT by Gefn
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To: Gefn

14 posted on 03/15/2014 11:35:13 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Daffynition

I don’t get it, did Ceiling Cat steal the ball?


15 posted on 03/15/2014 11:38:21 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge; their humans can't stop crying)
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To: Gefn

Much more amusing game, I suspect.


16 posted on 03/15/2014 11:38:29 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Gefn
Yep, *goobled* it up, he did!


17 posted on 03/16/2014 12:05:19 AM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Oh boy!! Wait until this hits!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evNi4_2qHPY


18 posted on 03/16/2014 2:48:57 AM PDT by Fighter@heart (The government cares NOT 1 iota about your health, only about your WEALTH!!!)
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To: Fighter@heart

OK, that’s funny!


19 posted on 03/16/2014 3:00:23 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Fighter@heart; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; ...
Lots of kitty .gifs here, plus video at #18.


20 posted on 03/16/2014 3:22:33 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Daffynition

So ten years from now, when the robots are playing basketball, volleyball, and soccer, will transgendered robots be placed on the girls’ or the boys’ teams?


21 posted on 03/16/2014 5:20:32 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: Daffynition

Tesla assembly line

http://www.youtube.com/embed/8_lfxPI5ObM?rel=0

Same robots.


22 posted on 03/16/2014 6:44:27 AM PDT by lwd
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To: Slings and Arrows

Great stuff! Thanks.


23 posted on 03/16/2014 7:04:07 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: sphinx

Depends on what the robot unions negotiate into the contracts. ;(


24 posted on 03/16/2014 7:37:06 AM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: lwd
Excellent.


25 posted on 03/16/2014 7:40:51 AM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: lwd

They are used at the BMW plant in SC...I imagine the VW plant has them too.

http://inp-us.com/ref-bmw.html


26 posted on 03/16/2014 7:51:55 AM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Daffynition

Well, that settles it. If they can dream up this thing....... there has GOTTA be a no spittin’ BJ chick ‘bot in the works.


27 posted on 03/16/2014 11:49:52 AM PDT by bobby.223 (L)
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