Robot controlled by moth brain


11 Responses to “Robot controlled by moth brain”

  1. Scixual says:

    Sounds like the beginnings of a particularly bad sci-fi horror flick from the 1950′s.

    Fascinating and Creepy.

  2. jjasper says:

    Where are the tiny singing girls?

  3. Eduardo Padoan says:

    I for one welcome our new moth-guided Mega-Mecha overloards.

  4. fullerenedream says:

    One step closer to my boyfriend’s vision of a fish in a fishtank with robot legs that the fish controls with its mind. Do you think a fish could learn to walk?

  5. fullerenedream says:

    (actually I think it was supposed to be a robot fishBOWL)

  6. treq says:

    I sense a good rivalry brewing:

    Robo-Moth vs. Robo-Cockroach

    When’s the next available slot for The Octagon?

  7. A New Challenger says:

    Aww man, at a quick glance I thought that said “Mother Brain.”

    Still awesome, but you can understand my initial disappointment/relief.

  8. Lindsayjp says:

    The creator of the robo-moth says his ultimate goal is creating computers with human and non-human components, i.e. moth-eye cameras. More here.

  9. Michael R. Bernstein says:

    ObNitPick: ‘impulses’.

  10. mrfitz says:

    “The underlying point in the creation of the robo-moth is the notion of advancing neuroscience.”

    Quote of the century.

  11. stas59 says:

    This reminds me of the wonderful SF writer Cordwainer Smith. I recall that he had robots with mouse brains. The Instrumentality is coming!

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