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Government boffins in Korea have perfected a cutting-edge robot which is able to give off smells as part of a panoply of human-style interaction technologies. Apparently the aroma interface kit is now ready for commercialisation. The revelations come courtesy of the Korea Times, which reported on "Pomi" (Penguin rObot for …

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Let me be the first to ask

Does it run linux?

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nightmare vision of the future

Why why why why why why?

Can I see a resemlance to Kim Jong-il? This could start a war.

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Coat

@Martin Owens

Probably not since im pretty sure the blushing was it emitting the BSOD*

I cant really see what good a robot is when it comes time to disagree with us. Just wait till SkyNet gets online and then this cute little robot will be emitting such favorite smells like Mustard Gas, Nerve Gas and BO.

*BSOD: Brown Scent Of Death

/mines the one with the gas mask in the pocket

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Alert

he looks pissed

"why the F%#K did you build me?"

ROTM alert level orange: odour unit has airborne biological weapon potential.

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Ingenious

It wasn't me, it was the robot - yet another thing we can blame the computer for. I'll take six.

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Bob

Interesting.

If I teach my Roomba to fart does it pass the Turing test?

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Coat

For a moment there...

I thought its name was "Porni."

Mine's the paincoat with the Penguin Peepers rag in the pocket...

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BSOD: Brown Scent Of Death..........

B.S.O.D Ah ha ha ha ha ha .....

Kim Jong-il? i wonder if it has difficulty with words like "intelligent" or"inevitable" .

"Phew , sorry about that Will Robinson !"

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Elvis

We all knew he was alive, in penguin form

thank you very much

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rolling eyes..:

Combining the observation that it's a penguin (commie freetard? just asking) and his eyes seem to have serious trouble focussing, let me be the first to ask:

What is he smoking?

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