Jason (jcreed) wrote,

This is like two years old, but I hadn't heard of it, and it is super creepy and interesting: a clock-displaying robot thing powered by houseflies. How is it powered by houseflies? Does it harness the energy in their beating wings or something? Oh, no, no, no. That wouldn't be creepy enough. It eats them. Well, technically, bacteria do, and the robot steals their energy. Is it unfair to consider the bacteria to be part of the robot? You tell me.
Tags: robots, science

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    Didn't sleep well. Long day of work. Dinner with akiva at hanamichi.

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    K was going to do a thing for her dad's birthday, but scheduling kept slipping and slipping so I guess we're going to try doing it tomorrow instead.

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    Had a pleasant lunch with paul and gabe back from working-at-facebook times. Discussed the important issues of the day, by which I mean video games…

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