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Farewell Aibo, hello Genibo

Ryan Block, @ryan
04.27.06
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You know what they say: 10 robot-god shut hatch, 20 robot-god open ventilation shaft. Wait, that's not right. No matter -- the late, great Aibo is, um, back? Korean robotics company Dasatech unveiled the -- ahem -- Genibo, fashioned after Spuds MacKenzie a bull terrier, capable of understanding 100 words and commands, feeling petting via sensors on its back, and even has Bluetooth. Forget the Roomba cockfights, native Bluetooth control of our robo-dog? Maybe Sony held back on this because of the robo-ASPCA, but we know what we're doing with our Genibo: starving it for electricity training it to be a vicious dog fighter. Then putting it out to stud.

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