What Is True/Slant?
275+ knowledgeable contributors.
Reporting and insight on news of the moment.
Follow them and join the news conversation.
 

May. 10 2010 - 2:42 pm | 9,379 views | 1 recommendation | 3 comments

Progress on the device to stab people over the internet is going well

All jokes aside, this kind of precise detection to prevent unintended harm is extremely important for future robots interacting with humans. This video is part of the report “Soft-Tissue Injury in Robotics,” by Sami Haddadin, Alin Albu-Schaffer and Gerd Hirzinger at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, DLR – German Aerospace Center in Wessling, Germany.


Comments

3 Total Comments
Post your comment »
 
  1. collapse expand

    On the one hand: GROSS!

    On the other: are they taking pre-orders? I do have a large number of enemies, and one must be practical.

Log in for notification options
Comments RSS

Post Your Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment

Log in with your True/Slant account.

Previously logged in with Facebook?

Create an account to join True/Slant now.

Facebook users:
Create T/S account with Facebook
 

My T/S Activity Feed

 
     

    About Me

    proud member of what Nathaniel Hawthorne calls "That damned mob of scribbling women."

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    writer for true/slant, huffington post, psfk, pocket-lint, flavorpill, relix, wander- argentina & forbes. robot girl, singularity student, amateur etymologist. grateful yogi. music fanatic. humanist.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    It is never too late to give up our prejudices.

    See my profile »
    Followers: 56
    Contributor Since: October 2009
    Location:Brooklyn, New York

    What I'm Up To

    About the Author

    I am a New York City (Brooklyn based) journalist covering technology, science, music and open culture. My work has appeared in Forbes, Pocket-Lint.Com, Huffington Post, PSFK, iEEE Spectrum, Relix, GenArt, Flavorpill/Flavorwire, Wander-Argentina, Green Building Quarterly and the Deli Magazine.

    You should follow me on Twitter here.

    Please contact me at: courtneybmyers@gmail.com