More dog than "cheetah"

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More dog than "cheetah"
« on: 16/03/2012 03:24:14 »
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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #1 on: 16/03/2012 05:35:26 »
Cripes! I hope I don't get chased by one of them. It's bad enough with the wolves around here.
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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #2 on: 16/03/2012 07:18:13 »
As long as you can run further than it's power cable you'll be fine.

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #3 on: 16/03/2012 20:05:40 »
Kind of reminds me of the book, Fahrenheit 451.

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #4 on: 21/03/2012 11:26:01 »
Erm, 'scuse I, but isn't it running backwards?
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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #5 on: 21/03/2012 14:56:45 »
I believe it looks as if its running backwards because of the backward motion or the treadmills belt.....

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #6 on: 27/03/2012 16:40:23 »
It looks like it is running backwards because the feet look like they are put on backwards.  Although, the "feet" appear to be somewhat of shock absorbers, and more knee than foot, and the backwards orientation is because the legs go from a forward angle to a vertical angle.

The device also has a light colored structure that appears to be a "head" in the tail position.

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #7 on: 27/03/2012 17:39:18 »
It looks like it is running backwards because the feet look like they are put on backwards.  Although, the "feet" appear to be somewhat of shock absorbers, and more knee than foot, and the backwards orientation is because the legs go from a forward angle to a vertical angle.

The device also has a light colored structure that appears to be a "head" in the tail position.

I think that's what threw me. It does appear to have been built back-to-front and perhaps with the forelimbs longer than the hind, which also gives the appearance of it running backward. Then there's the old left to right thing, which just matches so many things we do. Perhaps this robot was built by someone left handed.

I still think you have to go a long way to match Asimo's performance on QI.
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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #8 on: 27/03/2012 18:03:58 »
I still think you have to go a long way to match Asimo's performance on QI.

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #9 on: 27/03/2012 20:50:02 »
Cripes! I hope I don't get chased by one of them. It's bad enough with the wolves around here.

You still got wolves????

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Re: More dog than "cheetah"
« Reply #10 on: 28/03/2012 04:51:17 »
Cripes! I hope I don't get chased by one of them. It's bad enough with the wolves around here.

You still got wolves????

we shoots 'em over hea!  (SSS)

I think that's why they are all heading this way. Maybe we should introduce a few African lions to keep the wolf population under control.
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