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Date: 05/14/08 01:21 PM

27 Responses to Honda Robot Conducts Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18942 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 12:52 pm
    Link: Honda Robot Conducts Detroit Symphony Orchestra - Once step closer to rendering your pathetic ass obsolete.
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    PerryRhodan Male 30-39
    28 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:27 pm
    I am still simpler to recycle and make than a robot.
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    i-am-horny Male 13-17
    1053 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:32 pm
    ^ true ^ true, i guess soon we will ALL be useless, ahh well best make a good time of it :P
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    Neon_Fedora Female 13-17
    450 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:33 pm
    ^True dat
    Still awesome though. ^^
    I really want one now. Even if it`s a mimic, won`t be long now...unless of course*insert crude dirty joke about random IAMBder here*
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    Neon_Fedora Female 13-17
    450 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:34 pm
    Hey is that Perry short for Percival?
    Just curious...
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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    May 14, 2008 at 1:36 pm
    i hate this f ucking robot"
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    PerryRhodan Male 30-39
    28 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:39 pm
    Perry is said to be derived form Peregrine.
    It means traveler in latin.
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    REBELComx Male 18-29
    477 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:50 pm
    "mimmicking the actions of a human composer, video taped before the show."
    So the robot has no concept of the music, it`s only copying movements of a person. He`s just waving his hands around and doesn`t know why. Now if they had programmed him with the actual music, and how to conduct based on notes on a page...that would have been impressive. But he still can`t write or understand the music itself, or empassion it. Human talent will never be obsolete.
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    Neon_Fedora Female 13-17
    450 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm
    Why thank ya kindly Dainty!
    I think using the robot for grabbing every teenager that it catches littering and having its eyes go red saying, "DESTROY PATHETIC HUMAN! DESTROY PATHETIC HUMAN!" would do much more good for the environment! (obviously, 1st time`s a warning, second is a slap, third time means run for your huevos rancheros) Nothing like a fear of the Matrix or Terminator to bring out the tree hugger in you! ^-^
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    Neon_Fedora Female 13-17
    450 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 1:55 pm
    And that`s actually a pretty cool name Perry!
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    grlgeorge1 Female 40-49
    41 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 2:28 pm
    wait till they make `em like the I robots (sonny) then you can REALLY sic `em on people.

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    Mighty- Male 18-29
    199 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    "I am A-semo" (southpark) lololol. still wicked sweet
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    itsdrew Male 13-17
    1109 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    not playing?
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    sepia-tenshi Female 18-29
    353 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:20 pm
    would be handy if suddenly the human conductor gets sick, or contracts deadly AIDS and feels the need to spread it to raise awarness
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    ryan99 Male 13-17
    2345 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:35 pm
    WHADDA PEICE OF poo. Why do people gotta make these gay ass drating robots!? They are WORTHLESS. The human mind is far better than the machine.
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    rosie51391 Female 13-17
    223 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    cool. but thank god hes just a metronome with arms. and a few cool trips up his sleeve
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    Realbman Male 13-17
    342 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 3:58 pm
    OH MY GAWD THEY`VE BECOME SELF AWARE GET THE dratING SHOTGUNS AND BARRICADE YOUR HOUSE`S
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    duckinfuh Male 18-29
    891 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 4:16 pm
    ryan99: true, but robots can more readily go to places humans cant. radioactive areas, extreme heat or cold, places where there is no oxygen...
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    bonsushi Male 18-29
    204 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 4:18 pm
    Ah but who programs all the movements?
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    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
    1143 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 5:25 pm
    Hey, he actually almost pronounced the name correctly!
    Go America!
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    kickass9 Male 13-17
    176 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 5:36 pm
    I live in the Metro Detroit area and I didn`t here about this.
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    NicoNico Female 18-29
    444 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 6:57 pm
    Meh, not too hard to conduct an orchestra. Now, if he had to improvise, that`d be sweet.
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    Baelzar Male 40-49
    1399 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 8:49 pm
    A japanese auto maker`s robot conducting the DETROIT orchestra?

    Sad, sad irony.

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    Winter_ICE_0 Male 13-17
    976 posts
    May 14, 2008 at 9:47 pm
    duckingfuh - I agree with you, but I think what Ryan is trying to say is that THIS robot in particular is completely worthless and not productive (Which it is), not robots in general. Japeneese really tick me off with their stupid completely uselees super expensive inventions... like this one.
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    whovian85 Male 18-29
    36 posts
    May 15, 2008 at 6:43 am
    Getting a human being is still cheaper, so conductors world round shouldn`t be too worried...for now.
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    Narninian Male 18-29
    127 posts
    May 15, 2008 at 9:32 am
    I wonder if this guy would work well with the pregnant robot...... sure it would hurt a bit.
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    SnaveNareik Male 13-17
    244 posts
    April 7, 2009 at 3:40 am
    The West researches cures for cancer.
    Japan gives us a useless robot doing what a human can already do....

    Yeah, thanks Japan.

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