Robotic Self Assembly

More freaky science fiction reality. I assume this is the technology utilized to create the robot that seeks land mines, sets them off by blowing itself up, and miraculously reassembles itself so it can move onto the next one (the demonstration of which was dubbed inhumane by the colonel watching it).

As for these smart building blocks below, it's amazing how watching the guy kick it towards the end of the video makes you feel like that colonel. Your gut is to have compassion for something, you can't really stop that instinct. It's not really until you consciously recognize that it's just a machine, that you can try to quell the emotion. I assume this is only going to get weirder as technology progresses.

(from Futurismic)

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