EDN magazine reported just few days ago that National Robotics Week has started. There are many robotics events arranged around USA. EDN magazine page from last Friday has a list of links to interesting articles on robotics. There are for example articles on Roomba sensors for hackers and building a power supply for your robot.
This robot ride idea shown in the video might look a little bit extreme, sci-fi and dangerous. But the strange thing on this idea is that it has already been found it’s way to amusement parks: there is a robot ride in Legoland. The individual passengers use touch-screen terminals to customize their own 90 second long program.