Why Punching a Robot Is a Bad Idea (Go for the Sensors Instead)

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How to Survive a Robot Uprising, an entertaining and informative animation, interviews robotics expert Daniel H. Wilson about strategies for surviving a potential "robopocalypse." The adorable (but cartoonishly violent) animated film is by Epipheo, a creative studio with a popular YouTube channel. Drawing from his book, Robopocalypse, Wilson shares handy tips for how to take down a mechanical enemy. Here's a hint: always go for the sensors. 

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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