Jeri Ellsworth – Cyborg

Robotics

Our pal Jeri Ellsworth got to don the telepresence rig for the Anybots robot. Cool stuff. My favorite part of the vid is this exchange:

Jeri: “I’m scared to crash it”
Anybots’ Trevor Blackwell: “You should be.”

Now that’s no way to instill confidence! :-)

12 thoughts on “Jeri Ellsworth – Cyborg

  1. New York City Personal Injury Lawyer says:

    That’s amazing. I can’t wait to see where the technology behind this thing leads.

  2. Joel says:

    I’ve been saying this technology needed to be married a long time ago, if they’d use a robot like Asimo the possibilities are endless.

  3. mightyohm says:

    I have to say that standing there, I was both amazed and also terrified of being run over by a large, mostly metal robot. :-)

  4. mightyohm says:

    Some photos of our visit to Anybots that evening:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mightyohm/sets/72157622402447085/

  5. Miami Personal Injury Lawyer says:

    MAKE is loaded with exciting DIY projects and how-tos that help you make the most of the technology in your life. This is a magazine, website, and community that celebrates your right to tweak, hack,

  6. Miami Personal Injury Lawyer says:

    Actually I built a machine when I was 14 that had this type of scoring. I quickly showed how it worked for the show on a piece of fiber board.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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