Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Rage From the Machine: Robot Attacks Swedish Industrial Worker

Attack Robot: Image courtesy of à voir etc via Flickr.com

From Popsci.com:

The robot uprising has begun! Seriously, stock up on pipe bombs. Or at least avoid European factories for a while. Last June, a Swedish industrial worker was attacked by a defective machine just outside of Stockholm.

The worker was attempting to repair a machine that lifts heavy rocks when the violence ensued. He thought he disconnected the machine’s power source, but he was mistaken. When the worker approached the machine, it turned on, and grabbed its victim’s head.

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