SpineOut : April 2014
© Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd. 2014. All rights reserved. ps SpineOut is your magazine so your ideas are welcome! 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 nuts & bolts robocup bots in books book a date creaking cogs and hip-hop rhythm new bots on the block last bot bits find us on facebook follow us on twitter www.spineout.com.au ISSUE 22 APRIL - MAY 2014 inside this issue The word ROBOT comes from an Old Church Slavonic word robota. It means forced labour or drudgery. Like vacuuming the house or tidying your room. Warning! If you are arachnophobic do not watch this video! Shaped like a conveyor belt system, it makes the burger, slices up the tomato, puts all the filling inside and even wraps it up for you. Ever watched a chef making dough for pizza? It’s a real art. But in Italy there’s a robot who will make you a delicious pizza complete with your choice of toppings. He has a torso, two lightweight arms and multi-fingered hands. But no legs. You don’t need legs to make pizza! WE’RE THE WE’RE THE Hi, I'm Baxter the Robot, I’m really useful in factories! Image from www.robugtix.com ALPHA THE ROBOT can serve up 360 hamburgers in one hour!