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

How to Survive a Robot Uprising, an animated film, interviews robotics expert Daniel H. Wilson about strategies for surviving a potential "robopocalypse."

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 joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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