Microsoft's Robotic Magic!

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  1. aricher macrumors 68020

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  2. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    Attempted Joke Here:

    Hopefully they will apply the Three Laws of Robotics.
     
  3. Les Kern macrumors 68040

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    A sad attempt at humor...

    "I'm gonna bust some Mac-User ASS"
     
  4. CorvusCamenarum macrumors 65816

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    There are 4 Laws of Robotics, but I'm guessing Big Business wouldn't allow the implementation of the Zeroth nor the First Laws since they'd effectively put a lot of people in the unemployment line.
     
  5. thedude110 macrumors 68020

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    I'm sure the robot will play solitaire flawlessly.
     
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    4 laws? What's the fourth? (or zeroth?)

    Nevermind, Wikipedia to the rescue. I never read the Asimov book where he added a "zeroth law".
    Hmm actually I did read that book (Robots and Empire), but don't remember that. Well anyway.. 3 Classic Laws. :0
     
  7. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Except for when it crashes every other hour. ;) :D
     
  8. Phobophobia macrumors 6502

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    They've already written the software for robots. It's called Windows.
     
  9. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    NOOOOOOOOO! :eek:
     
  10. aricher thread starter macrumors 68020

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    [​IMG]
    Microsoft's first robot/human hybrid.
     
  11. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    G-A-S-P! :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  12. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    I don't mind Microsoft getting into robot production. What's the worst that could happen?

    As long as they don't start making airplanes that crash, I don't mind. ;)
     
  13. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Now that is a truly scary idea- M$ making airplanes. :eek:


    Just imagine cruising along at 10,000 feet when all of a sudden the planes electronic system crashes and receives the Blue Screen of Death. :eek: ;)
     
  14. aricher thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I've seen ATM machines with the Blue Screen of Death. The thought of MS producing robots is downright scary. I've read too much sci-fi and seen too many movies. I'm starting to remind myself of this crazy guy on a bus I was on. He screamed, "I've seen Planet of the Apes - I know how you people operate!"

    [​IMG]
    The Ballmer 3000™
     
  15. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Very scary.
     
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    Yeah, that happened to me once. It was in 1998, and a new ATM at my uni still used Windows 3.0. I found out after the damn thing took my bank card and crashed, which means it swallowed it completely. Oh, and since I didn't get my money that day, I had no money and was (originally) on my way to the bus station to go home for something important. Guess who didn't make it home? :rolleyes:
     
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    And I thought for sure they'd resurrect Microsoft Bob. Gives those robots a human touch.

    B
     
  18. thedude110 macrumors 68020

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    And people wonder why we want an OS that has nothing to do with MS.

    Thanks for the link to Bob ... I always wondered where the annoying, cartoon office assistants came from.
     
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    Gotta love how Windows can make your life so miserable at times. :rolleyes:
     

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