Comments on Cockroach-Controlled Mobile Robot
Garnet Hertz has created a cockroach-controlled mobile robot. A hybrid biorobotic system, the robot consists of a mechanical system that amplifies and translates the bodily movements of a live giant hissing Madagascar cockroach. (Read
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"What will science think of next? (more ways to abuse american tax dollars! LOL)"
( 8/31/2004 2:13:22 PM)
"no tax dollars were used in the creation of this machine: it was all out of my pocket."
(garnet hertz 9/1/2004 6:56:04 PM)
"This system will be used in future piloted mecha. I guarantee it!"
(onizuka 9/3/2004 1:03:00 AM)
"This is an entirely looks like the roaches really WILL overrun all of us. They better not make any monster trucks for roaches."
(Billy 12/30/2004 10:00:17 AM)
"Posthuman is a rather silly way to describe what is in essence a cyborg, since we most often differentiate ourselves from other creatures by our higher order cognitive functions and consciousness, not our physical characteristics."
(ME 4/11/2006 10:49:59 PM)
"I found a great video of Garnet Hertz demonstrating his cockroach controlled robot.