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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