Monday, March 22, 2010

Rude mechanicals

I dig anything that mixes Shakespeare and robots. Seriously, you should see my office.

From last November: Robots Perform Shakespeare:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been updated for the 21st century with seven small robots playing fairies alongside carbon-based co-stars.
Beyond being a cool thing to do, researchers saw bringing bots to the Bard as a chance to introduce robots to the public and see how people interact with them. Their findings could influence how robots are designed and how they’re used in search-and-rescue operations.

" heart / Is true as steel..."