July 28, 2005

Robot Camel Jockeys, Updated

Robots replace child jockeys in Arab camel race | CNET News.com

A little late -- or very early. As reported in April, Abu Dhabi started using robot camel jockeys this month. Nothing good to be said about robot camel jockeys, except that replacing live child jockeys will save a few kids from flaming deaths in those wild camel crashes. Yes, the amazing advances robots are making: in the last 75 years, from an idea in a science fiction story to vacuums and camel jockeys.

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Posted by Ted Stevko at July 28, 2005 11:01 PM | TrackBack