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|"Roll over and click on these links to see more amazing spherical robots:
(Bill Christensen 12/22/2012 12:26:29 PM)
|"Then there's the interrogation robot of Star War's fame."
(Dewtey 12/23/2012 5:17:42 AM)
|"Here's a shot of the IT-O Interrogator is a hovering robotic sphere from the first Star Wars movie. Not small, though: it was a menacing meter in diameter.
(Bill Christensen 12/23/2012 8:26:06 AM)
|"There is a great little short story about swarm-bots called "Gardening at Night" in Daryl Gregory's collection 'Unpossible'
I highly recommend the book."
(Zac Hunter 1/2/2013 11:07:37 AM)
|"Sounds good - I just ordered the Kindle book, just $5.99 for the collection. Thanks for the recommendation."
(Bill Christensen 1/5/2013 12:04:37 PM)
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