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  1. Robots: The Big Picture

    Robots, robots, photos, photos! The Boston Globe has put together a massive robot photo extravaganza -- check it out here. It includes 32 photos of myriad robots of recent past and present, including the HAL exoskeleton, the Da Vinci surgical robot, Toyota's partner bots, our beloved Big Dog, coffee-making humanoid Justin, Harvest Automation's plant movers, and one of our all-time favorites, the orange inventory-carrying machines created by Kiva Systems. Meanwhile, National Geographic prepared its own slideshow -- inspired, I believe by WALL-E's well deserved Oscar for …

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  2. Future Combat Systems: 'Please, just don't call it cute'

    Not WALL-E. Before soldiers go into a building they send SUGV, the small unmanned ground vehicle. (Photo: Sally Adee) Don't miss Sally Adee's coverage of the latest demonstration extravaganza organized by the Future Combat Systems, the US Army's giant techno modernization program -- a US $200 billion makeover that's generated all sorts of scurrying and flying contraptions (and also some controversy). Adee has posted a preview video here -- more to come. And here's an excerpt from one of her dispatches: "Please, just don't call it cute," pleads one of the Fort …

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  3. "WALL-E" is an adorable movie. Go see it.

    I saw "WALL-E" last night with some folks from work and it was universally agreed to be an excellent movie. The characters are fantastic, the animation is as always impressive, and the story is fun. Fans of Apple products will find a few winks to Macs and iPods, and I'm pretty sure EVE is exactly what an Apple robot would look like. For his part, WALL-E bears a striking resemblance to Johnny 5. I can't wait till I can have my own. For now I'll have to do with the LEGO version, I guess.Go see it. Cute WALL-E …

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