Posts Tagged ‘robots

17
May
11

random round-up

President Barack Obama meets with King Abdullah of Jordan in the Oval Office, May 17, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Thanks Team Obama

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Completely random old video:

Japan, November, 2010

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Completely random old pic:

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More randomness:

November, 2005

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And from Donna:

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Video Queen Donna is on a roll!

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Hey, I’m just in a random mood :???:

05
Mar
11

the miami visit

In the second video, skip to 2:20 if you want to avoid having to hear the Bush boy speak

15
Nov
10

toys!

HuffPost: Last week, President Obama visited Japan to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. He also took some time out to interact with the country’s advanced robots.

Obama listened to the croonings of the HRP-4C singing android and petted a moving, squealing plush seal ‘bot used to cheer hospital patients.

The president’s hosts also sat him down in the futuristic Toyota i-Real, a single-person pod car that reaches speeds of up to 15km/hr, reports TechCrunch.

Though Obama wasn’t quite up for the challenge of driving the i-Real, he did say “That’s what we’re going to be driving” as he exited the vehicle.

“Meeting with robots was probably more enjoyable than the often tough negotiations attended in recent days,” Obama said, according to NewsKF.

President Barack Obama observes the Cybernetic Human Robot prior to the start of the APEC dinner at the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center in Yokohama, Japan, Nov. 13, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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