Tag: apec

Nov 21 2005

Albert Hubo Meets the President

President Bush meets Albert Hubo

President Bush was at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Busan, South Korea last Friday where he had the opportunity to meet the infamous Albert Hubo. Although W doesn’t seem phased, this is still one robot that sends shivers up my spine.

Nov 15 2005

The T-Rot Thinking Robot Tends Bar

T-Rot, the thinking robot

After the Albert Hubo¬†article and picture, I’m somewhat relieved to report that the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Intelligent Robot task force has unveiled a robot at the APEC forum in Busan, Korea today that doesn’t completely creep me out. The T-Rot, whose name is short for thinking robot, is spending its time at the …

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Nov 15 2005

Albert Hubo, the Einstein-bot

Albert Hubo Robot

There’s not much of a back-story, but CNET News.com has the creepiest picture that you are likely to see today or any day for that matter. The photo, taken this morning at a Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, shows a model, clearly under duress, shaking hands with a robot that has the head of Albert …

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