Posts with the tag "Carnegie Melon"
On Thursday’s Colbert Report, the intrepid anchorman took on a subject near and dear to our hearts — robots.
He even tossed in a reference to Carnegie Melon’s robot snakes.
Does this mean that Colbert reads Handshake? No. But, oddly enough, he does employ the same robot valet.
Some day, when you’re lying trapped under a giant slab of concrete floor after the Big One flattens half of California, you’ll hear the rustling, gravel-churning sounds of a snake in motion.
And when the creature pokes it’s head out from the rubble it will look back at you from a soulless camera at the end of a long, mechanical, serpentine body.
This is the Carnegie Melon robot snake. And it may be the creepiest thing that will ever save your life.