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by sgupta
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Robot for grandma
Replies: 2
Views: 1289

iRobot does cool stuff. They've got a vaccuming robot (Roomba), a floor scrubbing robot for hard surfaces (Scooba - very helpful - lol), and I think they even have pool cleaning and roof gutter gleaning robots now too as well . They're well designed machines - each generation has its quirks. None ar...
by sgupta
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: The robot ethic charter.
Replies: 1
Views: 1233

I believe Asimov had some heavily influence with this too. In fact, I noticed the new movie made a specific reference to his first law (which according to Wikipedia was introduced in 1941, along with the first use of the word "robotics"). What minds Tezuka and Asimov had to have to have envisioned a...
by sgupta
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: World wide gross?
Replies: 23
Views: 4640

Did some searching myself with no luck as of yet. I'm certainly hoping well enough to merit a sequel! I have a feeling soundtrack (gorgeous IMO), DVD, BluRay, and merchandise sales may help quite a bit too a bit later down the line.
by sgupta
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Your thoughts on the movie? (SPOILERS of course)
Replies: 71
Views: 13590

Hi all! Just joined here! Hope nobody minds that I'm pasting this from another forum I posted it on (and as such it doesn't have spoilers per se, but it doesn't really need 'em lol). ^.^ Just wanted to comment here as a Tezuka/Astro Boy newbie. I sincerely loved this movie! I hope to see it a second...

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