Re: ROBOT: "Robot Wars" Continues To Burgeon

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Jan 15 2002 - 10:54:28 MST

From: "Mike Lorrey" <>
> I thought that was "Junkyard Wars". "Battlebots" here in the US dates
> back to the same period (on the Comedy Channel)

Currently, I think there are three TV shows devoted to remote-controlled
robotic contests:
"Battlebots" (Comedy Channel), "Robotica" (TLC), and "Robot Wars" (TNN -- from

Robot Wars Extreme, the all new series is now showing on BBC 2 every Friday in
the UK.
Robot Wars : Deutschland
the German Robot Wars site:

An old review of Robotica/Robot Wars/Battlebots

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 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI

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