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Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??

 
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Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??
« on: November 14, 2007, 06:27:31 PM »

South Korean researchers have given a robotic pet the attributes of a koala because of the marsupial's perceived laziness. Senior researcher Sohn Joo-Chan said: "If you choose a dog robot, people will expect it to act like a dog. But the motors are not good enough for that."
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Re: Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2007, 06:48:48 PM »

South Korean researchers have given a robotic pet the attributes of Stroh because of the Minnesotan's perceived laziness. Senior researcher Sohn Joo-Chan said: "If you choose a dog robot, people will expect it to act like a dog. But the motors are not good enough for that."
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Re: Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2007, 07:13:23 PM »

South Korean researchers have given a robotic pet the attributes of Stroh because of the Minnesotan's perceived laziness. Senior researcher Sohn Joo-Chan said: "If you choose a dog robot, people will expect it to act like a dog. But the motors are not good enough for that."

You're on a roll today Clive... Grin
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Re: Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2007, 07:16:35 PM »

LMAO.  That took me a minute.

Nice.
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2007, 07:19:48 PM »

LMAO.  That took me a minute.
Only a minute?  Have you been working out?
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Re: Ummm... why not just make a koala robot??
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2007, 07:21:41 PM »

LMAO.  That took me a minute.
Only a minute?  Have you been working out?

You obviously didn't read the vocabulary thread closely enough.
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