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gturner December 11 2013 06:22 AM

Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
Are PORV's the future of avian locomotion?

Jalopnik link

With on of these configured as a shopping cart, the parrots could drive to the pet store and buy their own bird feed.

sojourner December 12 2013 01:22 AM

Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
"12 people were killed today when a car chased a man with a box of crackers through a crowded city park".

Robert Maxwell December 12 2013 01:41 AM

Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
Gentlemen, the future is here.

Kruezerman December 12 2013 05:48 AM

Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
Parrots are dicks.

publiusr December 14 2013 12:00 AM

Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
They were even to control bombs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Pigeon
http://www.vectorsite.net/twbomb_04.html

gturner December 14 2013 07:40 AM

Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?
 
Those were pigeons, not parrots. Pigeons are subject to group-think, mob mentality, and nationalistic jingoism, and are easily turned into mindless weapons. Parrots, on the other hand, are just dicks.


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