I, Weakling

By on March 9, 2005

As it turns out, robots are wimps:

Flesh and bone triumphed in the first ever man-versus-machine battle of brawn – an arm wrestling contest between robots and humans in California on Monday.

The champion, beating all three robotic arms each in matter of seconds, was a *17-year-old girl* called Panna Felsen, a high school student from San Diego, US.

Via New Scientist.

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Comments

  1. I like the fact that they were so confident in the robot that they made the girl wear safety goggles, presumably in case the thing flew apart and threw springs everywhere.

    This just proves what I’ve always said: I could easily take The Terminator in a fight.

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