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Musical Robots

Posted at 2:49 PM on March 1, 2012 by John Birge

It was harmless enough at first. "Oh, how cute! Tiny robots play tennis!!":


Then they got smarter. "Oh, how cute! They're a swarm!":

But now they're playing music!
Over at MI5, Q must be proud.
DARPA, may be less amused: