Re: ROBOT: Building a Palm Pilot Robot

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 18:46:18 MDT

"Max More" wrote,
> Yes, now you too can build your very own Palm Pilot robot for just $250...

Wow! This is the greatest thing since sliced bologna. Not that we'd want to
build one, you understand, but plenty of kids probably will, according to the
MSNBC article:
<<The student who actually built the Pilot kit is 17-year-old freshman Grigoriy
Reshko, a native of St. Petersburg, Russia. His family moved to Pittsburgh five
years ago. He says since the Pilot robot kit page appeared on Slashdot last
week, he's been deluged with e-mail. Already, five readers have begun
       "They promised to all send pictures, so we'll see if it works out," he

Who knows what these guys will be doing in two or three years... making
full-sized autonomous ATVs from Apple Power Books maybe... or designing a
transhuman robot.
(You hear that, Eliezer?)

Stay hungry,

--J. R.
3M TA3

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