michael from the robot-mice-still-under-development dept.
Ssmoimo writes: "Omron's robot pet developing department chief Toshihiro Tashima introduces "NeCoRo" in Tokyo Tuesday. The robotic cat will go on sale in November for about $1,530." Chris DiBona said it was "freaky", and I think that's as good a description as any. You can see this thing sucking the breath out of a small child, can't you?
Mathemeticians stand on each other's shoulders while computer scientists
stand on each other's toes.
-- Richard Hamming