Old news, in one respect. I once read that Elvis' idea of fun was inviting friends over to his estate, issuing each of them an enormous bulldozer, and then having big "dinosaur battles" as they rammed them into one another until only one was left still running.
But as crazy as that might have been, at least the bulldozers weren't doing this on their own. These guys want to build robots to do the same thing, and given the popularity of drones it's just a matter of time before they take the human "pilots" out of the equation. What could go wrong with an idea like that? :-) Startup wants to raise $1.8 million to build giant fighting robots Startup wants to raise $1.8 million to build giant fight... The folks at MegaBots Inc. dream of making humongous machines: 15-foot-tall, 15,000-pound piloted robots to be exact. And they don't want to build them View on www.engadget.com Preview by Yahoo