Famous RobotsDo you remember...
You may not realize this but you know a robot. They have been part of our lives for over 75 years. Just turn your television on.
Now you remember...
Hymie? Twiki? Rosie? Huey, Duey, and Louie?
There have been transformers, "Westworld" androids,
Stepford Wives and Bender Unit 22.
Lets not forget Johhny Five, D.A.R.Y.L and Bishop from the film Aliens.
"When a man's an empty kettle he should be on his mettle, and yet I'm torn apart. Just because I'm presuming' that I could be kind-a-human, If I only had heart."
How about the Tin Man (Tin Woodsman)
from the series of books by Frank Baum and the film "The Wizard of Oz."
Well almost, but not quite The Tin Man was actually a Cyborg,
not a robot...that is half machine, half human.
Huey, Duey, and Louie
The Forbidden Planet's Robby the Robot
"AI." "Bicentennial Man." "The Jetsons." "Richie Rich." "I, Robot." These films and TV programs may have elicited various emotions and opinions from the viewers.
Indeed, these movies and shows have unveiled the different sides of robots. However, they still point out a certain fact --- that robots, or robotic devices, are smart, fast, and hardworking. They perform according to their assigned purpose or duty. And they can be the most reliable members of your household. Yes, your very own household!
Fun And Easy Robot Building
With Lego Mindstorm NXT
Lego has come up with the next generation Lego Mindstorm, NXT.
The real easy way of forming, programming, and manipulating your very own robotic Lego creation.