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Comments on Nao Robot Uses Microsoft Surface
How often is a robot shown using human interfaces in sf novels? In movies? (Read the complete story)

"Commander Data is a human-like robot (android) and pilots the Enterprise all the time."
(Star Trek 9/3/2009 11:02:04 PM)
"An old movie I think called "TOBOR the Great" about a robot built to pilot spaceships using human controls."
( 9/4/2009 7:41:46 AM)
"I thought about Data but was trying to think of a more mechanical example. I'd forgotten about Tobor, who, as it happens, has only three 'fingers', just like Nao.

Dr. Ralph Harrison, a member of the new government-appointed Civil Interplanetary Flight Commission, resigns in protest against the inhumane treatment being inflicted upon spaceship pilots. His colleague Professor Nordstrom develops an alternative robot spaceman..."
(Bill Christensen 9/4/2009 8:11:47 AM)

"Robbie the robot from Forbidden Planet?"
( 9/4/2009 8:07:00 PM)
"i don't have a reference, but i have to say that robot is adorable. i'm glad it doesn't have realistic looks. they creep me out."
( 9/9/2009 3:42:11 PM)

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