We have now officially fallen to a distant 2nd for Balthazar’s adoration. My mother gave him the gift of a lifetime – somewhat inadvertently – yesterday. She had been at a dog party where the requirement was to dress up your animals for Halloween. Among hers, she had some cowboy and villain … [Read more…]
You might have guessed at this headline. With the news of the Virginia Tech shootings so fresh in everyone’s mind, debate about weapon laws entered into this morning’s conversations at work.
Yeh – an Asian man with grand visions of America’s wild west compares those good ole days (notably via Hollywood entertainment and the likes … [Read more…]
German robocops to police next World Cup?
“…the almost four-foot tall robot uses a thermal camera and sensors to smell the terror in the air and sound an alarm.”
If you can get some rubber bullet-firing machine guns mounted to this thing, we’re in business for real crowd control. Mindless riot-squashing robots care nothing for … [Read more…]