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#ActualMarkS

Posted 20 July 2013 - 10:07 AM

Want something to be scared of? Be scared of the thousands of small networked bots armed with a small, compact 9mm pistol who are barely larger than the weapon they're carrying, and can hide nearly anywhere.


Or helicopter drones. Once you take a human out of the equation for a helicopter they're surprisingly agile.


Exactly! We want to create a robot in our image, but legs are really very inefficient, especially if armor is required. Small bots (flying or otherwise) are a much better use of resources and much harder to find and destroy.

Now, giant armored tank-based robots on treads... Yeah, that might work.

#1MarkS

Posted 20 July 2013 - 10:07 AM

Want something to be scared of? Be scared of the thousands of small networked bots armed with a small, compact 9mm pistol who are barely larger than the weapon they're carrying, and can hide nearly anywhere.


Or helicopter drones. Once you take a human out of the equation for a helicopter they're surprisingly agile.


Exactly! We want to create a robot in our image, but legs are really very inefficient, especially if armor is required. Small bots (flying or otherwise) are a mush better use of resources and much harder to find and destroy.

Now, giant armored tank-based robots on treads... Yeah, that might work.

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