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Kitchen Robot Suicides!

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#1    Eldorado



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 07:34 PM

"Firemen were called to a house fire that broke out after a mechanical cleaning gadget somehow switched itself on and destroyed itself by moving onto a kitchen hotplate.
Local media in Austria have referred to the incident as 'robot suicide' and even suggested it was fed up with the constant cleaning it had to do."
Source: http://www.dailymail...uicide-bid.html

Poor robot.  :(

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 07:47 PM


'A phantom,' said my Uncle Mycroft, who had just materialised, 'is essentially a heteromorphic wave pattern that gains solidity when the apparition converts thermal energy from the surroundings to visible light. It's a fascinating process and I'm amazed no one has thought of harnessing it - a holographic TV that could operate from the heat given off by an average-size guinea pig.' ~ First Among Sequels, Jasper Fforde

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 08:00 PM

Hmmm, I think I smell fraud with the melted plastic fumes. The guy takes a floor vacuum, uses it on his countertop, then leaves the house with the stove on? If nothing else, I would have to imagine his plans to sue might fall flat since he wasn't really using the device properly.

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 12:10 AM

Why did they program me to feel Pain?

I've seen **** that'll turn you WHITE!

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