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Squirrey, hold my calls

September 23rd, 2005 (02:45 pm)
amused

current mood: amused

As part of his dissertation, an MIT student has built a Bluetooth-enabled, context-sensitive robot to screen his cellphone calls (it attempts to carry on a conversation and determine what's important)...in the body of an animatronic squirrel.

Next step: the videophone version. :-)

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Posted by: goldsquare (goldsquare)
Posted at: September 23rd, 2005 07:09 pm (UTC)

Must. Have. This. Stupid. Toy.

(I wonder if it snores when it is "inactive/sleeping". Also, I wonder what it says when you fail to answer it. I could almost hear it on the silent video saying "Where are you? Ah, well, fuck you...".)

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