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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Spooky
Max The Magnificent   10/11/2013 10:52:41 AM
@Rick: Yeah, cool and freaky at the same time

Are you talking about me or the robots? LOL

rick merritt
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Re: Spooky
rick merritt   10/11/2013 5:26:29 AM
Yeah, cool and freaky at the same time

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   10/10/2013 11:51:46 AM
These look to be a lot of fun -- but the way they suddenly jump and flip certainly looks a little spooky.


Can you imagine taking these back in time 50 years and leaving them on a table and then having them self-assemble when someone entered the room...


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Re: Communication between M-blocks
R_Colin_Johnson   10/10/2013 5:28:33 AM
So far the researchers have been concentrating on prefecting the jumping locomotion technique, but next on their list is coordinating the activities of their "army" of M-Blocks.

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Communication between M-blocks
Sanjib.A   10/10/2013 5:11:35 AM
Great technology!! It reminds me the reconstruction of "The Terminator" robot in the movie. How the M-blocks co-ordinate with each other? Is there a mechanism to communicate between the M-blocks, I wonder, otherwise each M-blocks will need to be pre-programmed individually. How does this happen...any information on this?

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