JewTube Rational Skeptics Thread #9 - The Final Edition Anonymous 08/05/2019 (Mon) 07:06:12 No.2 [Reply] [Last]
INTERNET BLOODSPORTS SEMI-PERMANENT MEGATHREAD! LET THE BODIES HIT THE FLOOR! Alternate names include: Jewtube™ Rationalist™ Skeptic™ Thread™ #∞ Internet Bloodsports Megathread Endless Thread 9 Gunt Thread Based Isabella Worship Thread We've had about a gajillion "Jewtube Skeptic Thread #9" threads at this point that all appear and disappear at the speed of light and nobody really gives a shit about delicately archiving the posts in them or anything, and they're beginning to clutter up the board pretty bad, so this is a compromise everyone can be happy with for the time being. Discuss all things "Internet Bloodsports" that don't necessitate their own thread here. Krautgate, skeptic drama, all the shit that fall under that umbrella. Get your raincoats on, kids! Because we're about to see some guts go flying! This thread will be cycled. Links, Information and Lore: Full Timeline

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>>189822 <Waaaaaaa. He's dodging me. He won't gib me (you)'s. >Hehehe. He won't stop gibbing me (you)'s. Pick a narrative and stick with you, fag. You're flip flopping like fish out of water. The rest of your post is dumb and I don't bother debating you half the time bc you switch positions every post, showing you have nothing interesting to say beyond cheap trolling, like example above. >>189823 <Except, no one is. Just bickers one nip is the same as another to you isn't my problem. Not what I said faggot. One doesn't have to post the exact same image every time for it be avatarfagging. Although Weakload often does post the same images often regardless. So your point's invalid, even if I let i pass. Also, you were revealed to be full of shit. Next time, learn to back up your words so they won't ring so hollow.
>>189824 You were dodging my points not my posts, other dude said you were avoiding him entirely and I can't blame you for your misunderstanding until you insisted upon it's reality.
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>>189816 You will never be a woman. You'll always be some pervert women whisper about to each other and giggle, while men barely restrain themselves from stomping you out for being a sex creep.
>>189825 No one's dodging you, posts or points. Take your PreEP meds and fuck off. >>189826 Based trannykiller.

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Single board computers & microcontrollers Robowaifu Technician 09/09/2019 (Mon) 05:06:55 No.16 [Reply] [Last]
Robotic control and data systems can be run by very small and inexpensive computers today. Please post info on SBCs & micro-controllers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-board_computer https://archive.is/0gKHz beagleboard.org/black https://archive.is/VNnAr >=== -combine 'microcontrollers' into single word
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>>19424 > researcher on robotics, not a hobbyist. They probably don't use Arduino right? Ask them or look into some forums in regards to that topic. They might go for more basic knowledge or still doing Arduino or MicroPython if they want to focus on fast and high level development. Even more likely they're using ROS. Maybe ask some or the organizations mentioned here >>268
https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxhardware/comments/r60lcp/rk3588_is_3_times_faster_than_the_raspberry_pi_4/ >5-6 times faster in AI workload like OpenAI's Whisper >The December 17th, 2022 release of DietPi v8.12 comes with a new image for the NanoPi R6S and the Radxa ROCK 5B and a couple of improvements and bug fixes. https://dietpi.com/docs/releases/v8_12/ Video review of Orange Pi 5 (RK3588S): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHQ1GpYRHPo >warning: RK3588S is 1/4th as fast in reading an NVME compared to RK3588 (Rock 5B) >good software support for Orange Pi 5 and renders videos even a bit faster than a Rock 5B >before watching: His reviews are focused on using those SBCs as desktops, not AI and robotics. >>19419 >>19424 Please stop cluttering this board with detailed questions on careers. This robowaifu board is dedicated to building robowaifus, not general career and educational advice. There are big subs on Reddit on robotics and many other websites with such info's exist. Here are not enough people to give you such specific advice. If you don't want to "waste time" learning Arduino, just learn general electronics from the scratch. The more, the better, I guess.
>>19428 >Watch out for some of the higher density drives. They can suck the juice. With my RPI-4s, I found that I had to stick with Samsung 500G T5s and T7s as the boot drive. Other SSDs would cause the RPIs to reboot, lockup, do funny things….. Of course you could plug in a powered USB 3.0 Hub and run your large drive from there. Always an option! https://hackaday.com/2022/12/27/dietpi-releases-8-12-with-support-for-the-rockchip-rk3588-soc/
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We will need better sources and understanding to compare the more expensive SBCs. For example, the TOPS benchmark can be misleading. Also ... > "a decisive factor for many industrial applications is the long-term availability" ... High TOPS might also not be necessary, because of the limits of input data, like framerate of cameras. >Where a lot of TOPS are really needed is in “real-time critical” applications. Some SBC with a "i.MX 8M Plus"-based SBC might be well suited for robots at home, which also should have long term support. It also might have more support than more exotic NLUs (neural processing unit), because of a more widespread use, independent from the support of the company behind the SBC or NLU. >Excessive TOPS have no impact if the NPU is not supplied with enough data. >Do I Need an NPU? ... if there is a task that can be handled by “classic machine learning” (support vector machine, tree learner, …), the use of a CPU is sufficient in many cases. Picrel: High level speech seems to require 2-4 TOPS in a neural processing unit (NPU) https://towardsdatascience.com/when-tops-are-misleading-70b53e280c39 Ideal would be some channel like ExplainingComputers but for such boards.
For those still trying to use a Raspberry PI, here's a availability tracker: https://rpilocator.com/ - This is mostly as confirmation to use other alternatives, especially since we only need some server which might not even be (directly) connected to the internet. Or not at all if it controls the robowaifu or handles sensitive data. The software for the alternatives is sometimes more outdated, but this might or might not matter. >>19435 Another long article about NLUs, and how to compare them. This might not only be relevant for single board computers (SBCs) but also home servers. https://www.expedera.com/blog/2022/05/27/measuring-npu-performance/ There are various factors being relevant: >Frequency as a Variant in TOPS/W >Neural Network(s) Employed as a Variant in TOPS/W >Precision as a Variant in TOPS/W >Sparsity and Pruning as a Variant in TOPS/W >Process Node as a Variant in TOPS/W >Memory Power Consumption as a Variant in TOPS/W >Utilization as a Variant in TOPS/W

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coming and new vidya General 1 Anonymous 02/02/2023 (Thu) 16:31:54 No.362 [Reply]
Since some of us likes to play or watch new vidya games either because of a sense of seeing how stagnant it is or because it might be fun or in hopes it might be fun. But before one can give judgement of what is and isn't shit one needs to know what is coming to PC and consoles. since vidya is the ultimate coomsumer hobby there is. So what is new and coming to the newest of new consoles and computers? So let us start with the Xbox Series X n S and PC with Xbox game-pass Xbox Series S and Series X what is coming to Game Pass as of 02/02/2023. >Hot Wheels Unleashed on xbone and series X and S >Atomic Heart Series X and S it is also a multiplat game >Wo Long Fallen Dynasty Series X and S it is a multiplat game >Minecraft Legends Series X and S probably PC but it could be a multiplat game >RedFall I think this is a Series X and S, and PC only kinda game These games was just in the pre-install forthcoming release of games on xbox game pass, what it means is that there is a nice list on the xbox console and that tells you to download them and when the release window is near, you will download them and then be able to play them. This list will be updated because there are many games that is coming day 1 on game pass and on regular stores.

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gayming is dead anon, I only play my PS2
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>>365 These are games that are about to be released on xbox Series X and PC and some of them are going to be released on PS5. So if you have watched any new or any form of shilling from microsoft or sony. Then it is not hard to see you haven't heard of these games. >>366 I have some good or bad new for you. This isn't made by the people that made Techland or Dying Light 2 people. But it is made by another vidya development company called Dambuster studios. I dunno, what kinda talent they have there or which country it is from. But from the looks of it, they are copying as best as they can but is that really enough? >>367 gayming is stagnant, not dead. there is a difference. Stagnation means that it takes long times between good released games or just entertaining games.
>>368 >gayming is stagnant, not dead it was dead 10 years ago, now it's decayed and a dust in the wind
>>368 >gayming is not dead LMAO

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Anonymous 02/02/2023 (Thu) 11:32:52 No.361 [Reply]
What 5th generation games would you consider to be masterpieces and must-play games?
>>361 >N64 A list without Goldeneye 007 isn't a real list imo but the game has fortunately been released on xbox and nintendo switch. Perfect Dark is another N64 classic and somewhat better than Goldeneye 007. DOOM 64, do not know what to say other than it is fucking doom on the N64 and it is more of what you want from Doom but it wasn't made by ID software but Midway but still, it is solid extra content for Doom. Ocarina of Time is a bit overhyped and the same is with Majora's Mask but these where the first real 3d games with a nice control of the actual 3d space, it takes a bit of time to get used to even a bit of figuring out. >PS1 Silent Hill because it is easier than RE original trilogy series on ps1, and the combat is pretty good even when you can just run away from the enemies. FF7 up to 9 because they are the first 3d jrpgs that kinda showed what it is to be jrpg and in 3d, even when summoning takes a really fucking long time and tries to look so epic that it is literally wasting your time, and the combat isn't as fast, as one kinda wants it to be. Wild Arms it isn't full 3d except for combat but it has a charm that is somewhat overlooked but still, it is one of those games where you play it you don't forget it because of the charm of the game.
>>364 >FPSshit into the trash >Silent Hill because it is easier than RE original trilogy series Not really, it has actual puzzles you need to solve. >even when summoning takes a really fucking long time There's literally a skip animation option.

AI Design principles and philosophy Robowaifu Technician 09/09/2019 (Mon) 06:44:15 No.27 [Reply] [Last]
My understanding of AI is somewhat limited, but personally I find the software end of things far more interesting than the hardware side. To me a robot that cannot realistically react or hold a conversation is little better than a realdoll or a dakimakura.

As such, this is a thread for understanding the basics of creating an AI that can communicate and react like a human. Some examples I can think of are:

>ELIZA
ELIZA was one of the first chatbots, and was programmed to respond to specific cues with specific responses. For example, she would respond to "Hello" with "How are you". Although this is one of the most basic and intuitive ways to program a chat AI, it is limited in that every possible cue must have a response pre-programmed in. Besides being time-consuming, this makes the AI inflexible and unadaptive.

>Cleverbot
The invention of Cleverbot began with the novel idea to create a chatbot using the responses of human users. Cleverbot is able to learn cues and responses from the people who use it. While this makes Cleverbot a bit more intelligent than ELIZA, Cleverbot still has very stilted responses and is not able to hold a sensible conversation.

>Taybot
Taybot is the best chatbot I have ever seen and shows a remarkable degree of intelligence, being able to both learn from her users and respond in a meaningful manner. Taybot may even be able to understand the underlying principles of langauge and sentence construction, rather than simply responding to phrases in a rote fashion. Unfortunately, I am not sure how exactly Taybot was programmed or what principles she uses, and it was surely very time-intensive.

Which of these AI formats is most appealing? Which is most realistic for us to develop? Are there any other types you can think of? Please share these and any other AI discussion in this thread!
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>>18386 Sounds cool. 'Demonstration training' is a very-obvious scenario for teaching our robowaifus how to do various things such as household chores. >Oniichan! I broke another glass! <Fufufu Waifu, we'll just clean it up. ... <There! No, here's how you hold the glass so it doesn't fall ... >It works Oniichan, thank you! <Nprb Waifu *gives headpats* Reminds me a little of Heinlein's ficticious "Thorsen Memory Tubes" in The Door into Summer.
>How Analog and Neuromorphic Chips Will Rule the Robotic Age https://spectrum.ieee.org/analog-and-neuromorphic-chips-will-rule-robotic-age
https://yewtu.be/watch?v=c3aiCrk0F0U Chat AI with persistent memory This guy nails it and explains the process
>>18956 Thanks Meta Ronin!
Why do tree-based models still outperform deep learning on typical tabular data? >Abstract: While deep learning has enabled tremendous progress on text and image datasets, its superiority on tabular data is not clear. We contribute extensive benchmarks of standard and novel deep learning methods as well as tree-based models such as XGBoost and Random Forests, across a large number of datasets and hyperparameter combinations. We define a standard set of 45 datasets from varied domains with clear characteristics of tabular data and a benchmarking methodology accounting for both fitting models and finding good hyperparameters. Results show that tree-based models remain state-of-the-art on medium-sized data (10K samples) even without accounting for their superior speed. To understand this gap, we conduct an empirical investigation into the differing inductive biases of tree-based models and neural networks. This leads to a series of challenges which should guide researchers aiming to build tabular-specific neural network: 1) be robust to uninformative features, 2) preserve the orientation of the data, and 3) be able to easily learn irregular functions. To stimulate research on tabular architectures, we contribute a standard benchmark and raw data for baselines: every point of a 20\,000 compute hours hyperparameter search for each learner. https://openreview.net/forum?id=Fp7__phQszn This could be very relevant for an AI assembled out of many parts.

/robowaifu/meta-6: Christmastime Out In The Sticks Chobitsu Board owner 12/12/2022 (Mon) 23:01:06 No.18173 [Reply] [Last]
/meta, offtopic, & QTDDTOT General /robowaifu/ team survey (please reply ITT) (>>15486) >--- Mini-FAQ >A few hand-picked posts on various /robowaifu/-related topics -Why is keeping mass (weight) low so important? (>>4313) -How to get started with AI/ML for beginners (>>18306) -"The Big 4" things we need to solve here (>>15182) -HOW TO SOLVE IT (>>4143) -Why we exist on an imageboard, and not some other forum platform (>>15638, >>17937) >--- -Library thread (good for locating terms/topics)

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>>19387 >https://www.simplefoc.com/ >https://community.simplefoc.com/ Yeah, I should join there. Bought mine months ago and didn't even test it yet. Hmm.
>>19387 >Please vote <"mek me a sammich" Obviously, a high-priority feature! :^) >https://www.simplefoc.com/ Great resource Kiwi, thanks! >=== -add link cmnt
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>>18173 I just switched to Yotsuba B CSS because in the default CSS my (Firefox) browser scrolls way to easily and fast down with my intention. I mean after trying to mark some text. And this was driving my nuts. Might be a problem between browser and CSS, and I think it's recent. Just FYI in case it's a more widespread problem. It's not you.
>>19406 I'll happily adjust something if it will make everyone's experience better overall. Our CSS Anon can provide input here, I imagine. Thanks for letting us know Anon.
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Guy working on Engineered Arts, asking investors for their money: >Why invest $100M in humanoid robots – The real reason the world wants androids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FL7QqBYS44 Making a point which is obvious to us here already: Humanoid robots have only certain use cases where they could be very valuable. It's about interacting with humans. Though, he focuses on help for the elderly and people with dementia. But also claims wheeled robots like pepper wouldn't be good enough for that (which I rather question). He claims humans would want bipedal robots in many places, which might be kind of true but also dependent on many things like the price for example.

what are you playing? General #1 Anonymous 02/02/2023 (Thu) 16:50:11 No.363 [Reply]
new trash to old retro vidya games, all vidya is welcome. What are you playing? can you recommend said piece of vidya to anyone or should they stay away? Or are you just playing something to see how shit it is? Come on, post whatever you are playing even if it's emulator or original hardware games(olden time consoles and handhelds), even new vidya on PC or consoles.

Gahoole2/Patrick Nelson Toad 08/15/2021 (Sun) 04:12:35 No.114821 [Reply] [Last]
The Ogre who >we all enjoy from time to time, know by name or like the spent some time watching japonese wrestling In recent months his life story has been developing, from a small Youtuber and BO of /tv/, now he's a lolcow in the claws of foxdickfarms trannies. Tranks to his streams with Ashton Parks and Earwinson, he has gained some fame among a new group that is more than happy to enable his depression and bad habits and will eventually help him into become a left-wing Ogre or tranny himself, like his sister brother. His youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCba0Ep0yWSBnfZj1IDdUKpQ/videos
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>>189509 I won't post more bickers I am being blackmailed. You can contact me on my Twitter. https://mobile.twitter.com/JulietteFaye3
>>189622 That's to a locked one, if you're actually being blackmailed go to the cops and don't type that out. It's too late now and the organization who was blackmailing you had likely harvested your organs by now but fyi for next time. Don't use a picture of a cis woman that Catfishes use genius.
>>189509 >>189622 >>189638 It's just one more schizo that's fallen into Gahoole's twisted faggy gravity well. Trannies and fags get obbsessed with the idea he's their friend for some reason. Maybe it's bickers he acts gay or has a tranny sister. Probably something to do with him being tangibly associated with various pedo circles thanks to his choice of friends. Lol Gahoole went from having famous people posting on his site in wink wink nudge nudge secret style and a youtube channel that was getting a few thousand views per video to a bunch of trannies and gay kids posting faggot stuff non-stop and having to do streams with DJ Axel to stay relevant. And now Axel's trying to do to Gahoole what he did to Shaggy, it's pretty funny if you ask me.
>>189657 8chan moderation has nothing on tvch.moe. blacked.moe is better. Tvch mods have a list of ip addresses they use to build profiles on users bickers the mods are always seething for some reason. They see boogeymen everywhere, hence the "Nuzach" bullshit. Gahoole presides over all this as a beacon of epic comraderie. What a "fat" joke lol.
Reminder that /lit/ BO, TBC/Wrist, has CP saved to his computer

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Robowaifu Media Propaganda and Merchandizing Anon 01/29/2023 (Sun) 22:15:50 No.19295 [Reply]
That Time I Incarnated My Christian Cat Girl Maid Wife in a Short Dress Together we can create the robowaifu-verse! Let's start making media to further our cause. There's tremendous potential for us to reach a wide market and prime minds to accept their future cat grill meidos in tiny miniskirts. We have text based stories floating around but, audio and visuals are paramount to gain a general audience. I will start with a short about a young man building a small cat girl and learning to understand her love. Importantly, she will be very limited, in the same way our first models will be. To set certain expectations. Mahoro is impossible but, the slow and simple robowaifus that can exist have their own charm. Let's show the world the love that will soon exist.
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>>19381 >dolly pic Imagine when little dollys like that can walk around and talk. It will be like Sumomo-chan come to life! :^)
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>>19372 Heh, just having some fun with you. >>19381 What model are you using? Really impressed by the hands and general consistency. 4komas and narrated 4komas are an excellent start. Writing can be surprisingly time intensive, especially when you're trying to build a complex and cohesive narrative. A good deal of successful anime started with 4koma style manga, like K-On! >>19404 That was the thread where people started calling me Kiwi, which is strangely close to my name, so it was easy to accept. Was my fifth thread, I think, been awhile. Kiwi the robot is long overdue. Severely underestimated how difficult she'd be. (The difficult journey could make a good story someday.)
>>19410 >so it was easy to accept. It's a household name at this point, Anon! :^) >Was my fifth thread, I think, been awhile. Oh lol, my mistake. >Kiwi the robot is long overdue. Yes >Severely underestimated how difficult she'd be. Yes >(The difficult journey could make a good story someday.) Yes :^) She is still an absolutely great concept, Kiwi. It will be a money-maker, you'll see. Even children will be a viable market for some /kind/&/cute/ version of one of her neechans.

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We keep making new threads, which similar topics: Robowaifu Propaganda and Recruitment: >>2705
>>19416 Fair enough, but this one is really about project-based media development, which is a sub-concept under general prop.

Hand Development Robowaifu Technician 07/28/2020 (Tue) 04:43:19 No.4577 [Reply] [Last]
Since we have no thread for hands, I'm now opening one. Aside the AI, it might be the most difficult thing to archive. For now, we could at least collect and discuss some ideas about it. There's Will Cogleys channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WillCogley - he's on his way to build a motor driven biomimetic hand. It's for humans eventually, so not much space for sensors right now, which can't be wired to humans anyways. He knows a lot about hands and we might be able to learn from it, and build something (even much smaller) for our waifus. Redesign: https://youtu.be/-zqZ-izx-7w More: https://youtu.be/3pmj-ESVuoU Finger prototype: https://youtu.be/MxbX9iKGd6w CMC joint: https://youtu.be/DqGq5mnd_n4 I think the thread about sensoric skin >>242 is closely related to this topic, because it will be difficult to build a hand which also has good sensory input. We'll have to come up with some very small GelSight-like sensors. F3 hand (pneumatic) https://youtu.be/JPTnVLJH4SY https://youtu.be/j_8Pvzj-HdQ Festo hand (pneumatic) https://youtu.be/5e0F14IRxVc Thread >>417 is about Prosthetics, especially Open Prosthetics. This can be relevant to some degree. However, the constraints are different. We might have more space in the forearms, but we want marvelous sensors in the hands and have to connect them to the body.

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>>13977 Neat, that guy is quite a talent. >>16898 This is interesting. I'm a firm believer in 'holistic-systems-by-design'. Clearly our hands in particular exhibit this kind of thing. It will be extraordinarily-gratifying to me personally once /robowaifu/'s anons can produce appealing & effective hands for our robowaifus that don't cost an arm & a leg.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGnSQbEzI9s Latest version of Clone's electro-hydraulic hand with a small form factor.
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>Building a Robot Hand from Scratch >Why is it so hard? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ9g3O3X7dk I generally like the approach with putting small motors into the hand, though my thinking was to add additional one in the arm which could hold more than one finger but are stronger. The one in the hand are for fast and weak movements, the few motors in the arm for holding and more powerful moves. Also, our versions have to be much smaller than all these man hands, of course. Btw, Proto1 - Sophie's arm and fingers thread got never linked into this thread: >>6323 - now it is. Updates from therobotstudio on YouTube (focusing on hands and arms only): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmhOAQ2yPsE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saTkGAdT8h8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bgoUk-Dcl8 It's called Dexhand: https://github.com/TheRobotStudio/Dexhand I'll probably wanted to go with his former variant (Nano Hand), if not something like the one from the first video above: https://github.com/TheRobotStudio/robot-nano-hand - but it's gone... Never mind, it's on Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3648120 - I got it. BTW, I'm not endorsing the guy in a general sense. He's as nuts as many nowadays. Fitting into the culture of madness. His main project is a full humanoid, but it's supposed to look exactly like something between man and female. Brad Pitt and Scarlett Johansson in one, dependent on the angle you look at. Good reminder why this board here exists. I would use the clown emoji if it was allowed here. Look for yourself if you can take it, I mean it's still somewhat interesting and I like that he's making a great open source humanoid robot for work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S38Fnp4m6W0
>>7702 >Shadow Hand >What makes the human hand special, and why is it worth replicating in mechanical form? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm7QUiRUAJA >mainly using it for remote control with human operators TL;DW Hands are important and difficult to build

Robotics sites, organizations and projects Robowaifu Technician 09/16/2019 (Mon) 04:21:24 No.268 [Reply]
There are a lot of robotics research and projects going on out there in the world, many of them with direct application for us here. Please contribute important, quality links you find that you think would help /robowaifu/.

Robot Operating System (ROS)
www.ros.org/
>[ROS] is a flexible framework for writing robot software. It is a collection of tools, libraries, and conventions that aim to simplify the task of creating complex and robust robot behavior across a wide variety of robotic platforms.
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Here's an overview by James Bruton on robot projects: https://youtu.be/XpkVhmbLVTo including humanoids.
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Someone posted a Kibo-chan pic on another board.
>>543 Better link and description: Robotics Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for professional robotic engineers, hobbyists, researchers and students. It only takes a minute to sign up: https://robotics.stackexchange.com/
>>19427 You don't like Reddit? I don't care: r/robotics For under 12's, teenagers, and hobbyists https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/wiki/get_started Career advice: Studying robotics at university, postgraduate study, or changing careers to robotics. https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/wiki/career To Do Advice for post grad, career change, professional roboticist. Content of an undergraduate robotics course needs major work. FAQ https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/wiki/faq To Do All of the FAQ is unchanged for years, and needs an overhaul. Killer robots are becoming increasingly prevalent, though a terminator scenario is unlikely. Will robots take our jobs is a more difficult question. Resources Online courses, books, competitions, software, parts suppliers, additional resources, youtube channels https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/wiki/resources (To Do Further additions need to be made to development kits & software.) AMA's -> https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/wiki/ama >Kyle Edelberg, algorithms developer for >Robosimian, NASA-JPL's entry in the DARPA Robotics Challenge >Josh Whitley, Lead Support Engineer for >AutonomouStuff, LLC, who make self driving cars >Andrew Alter, principal engineer at Trossen Robotics

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kiwi's Tutorials Kiwi 12/17/2021 (Fri) 20:32:59 No.14704 [Reply]
Kiwi here to teach fellow Anons. First is how to make a ball and socket that pop together with side guides. These guides turn it into a universal joint. You can incorporate this design into many different other designs, I recommend using petroleum jelly to smooth out the motion. For reference, the ball is a 12 mm sphere. The socket has an internal 13 mm sphere and the mm difference is necessary at all scales. More tutorials will come. All information is freely given for the sake of catgrill meidos.
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>>14855 >*Random anon wanders by* If this is of interest to you look at the engineering of snap fittings, which is what such "clips" are called. There's a lot more to it. For example, your snap fit uses a return angle of 90 deg, which locks the snap fit. Using a larger return angle makes it possible to pull out the snap fit (i.e. you can tailor the amount of force needed). The material, and fabrication method (e.g. FDM as in your example, or injection molded) all make significant differences to the design and how it functions. Useful resources: 2 books attached + https://www.hubs.com/knowledge-base/how-design-snap-fit-joints-3d-printing/ You may also be interested in things like "living hinges" and "compliant mechanisms" in the future. Best wishes t. engineer
>>15095 Thanks kindly, Anon. I hope you'll have a look around the board while you're here. Please stop by again!
>>15095 >Living hinges >Hobbyist FDM printing Kekw Thanks for the link, I'm sure it will help the other Anons that are learning. I'm fairly certain compliant mechanisms have been mentioned previously, you may learn a thing or two looking around this board. We are lacking in Anons with technical knowledge so, feel free to stay. t. Kiwi :^) (Can someone verify if the pdf's are safe?)
>snap fittings Oh hey, the concept I've been alluding to for the past month. >>15097 They are safe kiwi and illustrate some of the various designs that can be used with snap fittings.
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Quick and easy clamp for 3D printed d shaft mated features. Works with almost all filament, though PETG would be ideal.

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Pre-Goolag YouTube Fellow Time Traveler 10/03/2020 (Sat) 17:51:14 No.848 [Reply]
YouTube was once also part of the old innocent, creative and fun internet when at worst people would make a video in the hopes of it getting viral. But that slowly changed thanks to the Goolag purchase which kept ruining YouTube at small steps and turning it into Cable TV 2.0 and Spotify 2.0 : >forcing people to move to Goolag account to keep their channels and their videos >complying with copyrightniggers as part of the mutual ass-kissing with the government >giving monetary incentives to "content creators" , aka self-important e-celeb faggots, which drawn greedy normalfag scum and later on were removed which in turn force these greedy normalfags to beg for Patreon gibs and get sponsorships to advertise even more shit on youtube >adding ads in the middle of the fucking video as if it was cable tv >letting big cable tv channels having accounts on youtube >removing full albums and songs from non-corporate music channels and reupload them as separate songs by a fucking bots >increasing censorship and removing comments and videos >disorganizing the comments section into a complete messy shitshow >usless redesigning of the site over and over again >changing the 5 star video valuation system to extra faggy like and dislike Let's reminisce of YouTube better days, whether it was a specific channel or video and so on...
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>>988 It sucks what happened with him.
>>848 fuck niggers
The thing pisses me off is that Youtube actively burying the old content by making it harder to reach. Lots of old videos doesn't show up on the search results despite still existing on the web. A lot of them got deleted as well. Now you cannot even list videos from oldest to newest on a youtube channel. I wish there was a way to crawl old youtube videos for sake of nostalgia.
>>1045 yeah that shit is fucking gay there must be a browser extension im guessing that would allow you to do so.
>>1045 There is a way to find strictly older videos on YouTube by using a custom search query. Simply type in whatever you want to search and add "before:" to your search query. Include the colon. After the colon would be the year you want. For example, if I want to search "capirinha before:2008", it would fetch me videos about that old meme that were published before the year 2008. I hope this helps you.

R&D General Robowaifu Technician 09/10/2019 (Tue) 06:58:26 No.83 [Reply] [Last]
This is a thread to discuss smaller waifu building problems, solutions, proposals and questions that don't warrant a thread. Keep it technical. I'll start.

Liquid battery and cooling in one
Having a single "artificial blood" system for liquid cooling and power storage would eliminate the need for a vulnerable solid state battery, eliminate the need for a separate cooling system, and solve the problem of extending those systems to extremities.
I have heard of flow batteries, you'd just need to use a pair of liquids that's safe enough and not too sensitive to changes in temperature.
This one looks like it fits the bill. The downside is that your waifu would essentially be running on herbicide. (though from what I gather, it's in soluble salt form and thus less dangerous than the usual variety)
https://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2017/02/long-lasting-flow-battery-could-run-for-more-than-decade-with-minimum-upkeep

How close are we to creating artificial muscles? And what's the second best option?
Muscles are perfect at what they do; they're powerful, compact, efficient, they carry their own weight, they aren't dependent on remote parts of the system, they can be controlled precisely, and they can perform many roles depending on their layout alone.
We could grow actual organic muscles for this purpose already but that's just fucking gross, and you'd need a lot of extra bloat to maintain them.
What we need are strands of whatever that can contract using electrical energy. Piezo does the trick at small scales, but would it be enough to match the real thing? There have been attempts, but nothing concrete so far.
What are some examples of technology that one could currently use instead?

High level and low level intelligence emulation
I've noticed a pattern in programs that emulate other computing hardware.
The first emulators that do the job at acceptable speeds are always the ones that use hacks and shortcuts to get the job done.
It comes down to a tradeoff. Analyzing and recompiling or reinterpreting the code itself on a more abstract level will introduce errors, but it is a magnitude of order more efficient than simulating every part of the circuitry down to each cycle. This is why a relatively high level emulator of a 6th gen video game console has close system requirements to a cycle-accurate emulator of the SNES.
Now, I want to present an analogy here. If training neural networks for every damn thing and trying to blindly replicate an organic system is akin to accurately emulating every logic gate in a circuit, what are some shortcuts we could take?
It is commonly repeated that a human brain has immense computing power, but this assumption is based just on the amount of neurons observed, and it's likely that most of them probably have nothing to do with intelligence or consciousness. If we trim those, the estimated computing power would drop to a more reasonable level. In addition, our computers just aren't built for doing things like neural systems do. They're better at some things, and worse at others. If we can do something in a digital way instead of trying to simulate an analog circuit doing the same thing, that's more computing power that we could save, possibly bridging the gap way earlier than we expected to.
The most obvious way to handle this would be doing as many mundane processing and hardware control tasks as possible in an optimized, digital way, and then using a GPU or another kind of circuit altogether to handle the magical "frontal lobe" part, so to speak.
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I bought something called Rivet. I hope I can use these inside bigger rollers as axis, shaft or pivot. Or in some cases to join parts together without needing to add screws and nuts. Gluing one side into a hole might be good enough. In other cases only one direction needs to be constrained.
>>19398 Get the rivet gun that will set these for you also. With these, you can tack together sheets of stuff w/o needing a substrate support at that spot (eg, a wood strut for a screw or nail to drive into. you won't need that).
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When 3D printing, some designs require really tight tolerances. Due to the nature of different brands of filament and colors of filament behaving slightly differently, it can be ideal to use built in clamps to ensure a tight fit. picrel includes a test to prove effectiveness and the CAD design to help inspire Anons when they make their own.
>>19408 That looks pretty sophisticated, actually. Can you break the ideas out a bit further for the uninitiate, Kiwi? How is the 'built-in clamp' acting in the dynamics of your pic-rel, for instance?
>>19408 Looks like a great idea. Though, I would like to add that this should then be done in PETG, not PLA (bc creep). Also I'd still prefer something relying on metal to make sure this will hold up over time.

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Metal Gear appreciation thread Anonymous 01/23/2023 (Mon) 21:55:23 No.208 [Reply]
>Discuss your favorite and least favorite games in the series >Post memes >Kojima is a hack
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I'M SEARCHING
AND I'LL MELT INTO (YOU)
>>339 WHAT A FEEL IN MY HEART
BUT YOU'RE SO SUPREME!
I GIVE MY LIFE

C++ programming textbook; PPP2 Chobitsu Board owner 01/16/2023 (Mon) 03:57:21 No.18749 [Reply] [Last]
This is /robowaifu/'s official C++ learning textbook thread. It is based directly on Bjarne Stroustrup's college freshman textbook, Programming Principles and Practice Using C++, commonly referred to as PPP2. note: This is a read-only document in general. If you happen to catch the thread unlocked while it's still under construction, please resist the temptation to reply ITT -- it will get baleeted! For now, just reply in /meta. We'll have a proper classroom thread utilizing this textbook thread at some point before too long. :^) --- mini FAQ - Halp! How do I pass std::cin data into my program when using Coliru? >by redirecting them appended to the Coliru cmd line, followed by a newline'd EOF https://coliru.stacked-crooked.com/a/c2ff182a19a71bb3 ---

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>"As an example of iteration, consider the first program ever to run on a stored-program computer (the EDSAC)." >"[It will] calculate and print a simple list of squares" --- >p109 command line + possible output: g++ -std=c++20 -O2 -Wall -pedantic ./ch_04/main_p109.cpp && ./a.out 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 ... 97 9409 98 9604 99 9801 --- >p109 example code

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>"A sequence of statements delimited by curly braces { and } is called a block or a compound statement. A block is a kind of statement." >"The empty block { } is sometimes useful for expressing that nothing is to be done." --- >p111 command line + possible output: g++ -std=c++20 -O2 -Wall -pedantic ./ch_04/main_p111.cpp && ./a.out 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 ... 97 9409 98 9604 99 9801

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>"Iterating over a sequence of numbers is so common that C++, like most other programming languages, has a special syntax for it. A for-statement is like a while-statement except that the management of the control variable is concentrated at the top where it is easy to see and understand." --- >p112a command line + possible output: g++ -std=c++20 -O2 -Wall -pedantic ./ch_04/main_p112a.cpp && ./a.out 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 ... 97 9409 98 9604 99 9801 0 0

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>>19395 >"[U]sing a for-statement yields more easily understood and more maintainable code whenever a loop can be defined as a for-statement with a simple initializer, condition, and increment operation. Use a while-statement only when that’s not the case." >"Never modify the loop variable inside the body of a for-statement. That would violate every reader’s reasonable assumption about what a loop is doing." You'll see instead how to properly do a 'by-twos' for loop in the next post; in case that's what you actually wanted, Anon. --- >p112b command line + possible output: g++ -std=c++20 -O2 -Wall -pedantic ./ch_04/main_p112b.cpp && ./a.out 0 0 2 4 4 16 6 36 ...

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>>19396 >"If you want to increment by 2, say so" >"Please note that the cleaner, more explicit version is shorter than the messy one. That’s typical." --- >p113a command line + possible output: g++ -std=c++20 -O2 -Wall -pedantic ./ch_04/main_p113a.cpp && ./a.out 0 0 2 4 4 16 6 36 ... 94 8836 96 9216

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kong /meta Anonymous 01/26/2023 (Thu) 17:49:05 No.277 [Reply]
/meta, offtopic, & QTDDTOT you know the drill faggots
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>>309 >>318 Add gif related that anon >>285 made i just optimized the file size.
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>>319 oops wrong one here is the right one
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>>318 Oh, it's been so long I forgot.
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What's the future of /robowaifu/ like? Robowaifu Technician 05/06/2020 (Wed) 22:40:22 No.2699 [Reply]
I am the anon who was asking about a very basic beginner set up that could be easily upgraded using the ms paint Chii love doll as the base. I am wondering what is your vision for the future of /robowaifu/? I am curious since I am getting a lot of good info just lurking around here, but it seems like everyone has different visions. Nothing wrong with that, but I am more curious about resources and kits for beginners. Even it's just a list of parts to buy and find on your own at different tiers.
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>>4425 After a few months of thinking, I've decided there's certainly no harm in putting BSD 3-clause forward as the primary license suggestion here Anon. I'll amend my overarch post ITT accordingly. >>4578 >but not as much actual testing or doing. Be the future you imagine.
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An idea I had was to have an outer and inner circle. There are frequent robowaifu theme posts on /pol/ which get about 90% positive interaction and 10% negative, but very few actually are aware of the real projects and research taking place here. Last year I created an "enthusiast" level discord server and created a few channels for brainstorming and research (not knowing about /robowaifu/ at the time) - it is interesting to see how many ideas are here that were the same and how many new ideas as well. So what if we were to create an enthusiast tier board for propaganda and memes, fiction, discussion, but anyone wanting to go further into the technical realm would be from a smaller pool. So we have a larger pool which is more "normie" friendly and fun, but those who want more, or who are ready, can be vetted and introduced into the inner circle, so to speak. What do you think?
>>9443 I've always said very plainly I welcome any and all additional venues for robowaifuism Anon. This can only help our cause. Some guy once said >"All press is good press" While I won't actively support evil things like Doxxcord directly here on /robowaifu/ , I don't have any issue if you promote your channels on our /meta thread. I certainly don't have any issues with you creating them on your own initiative. I would love to see large numbers of alternative robowaifu-oriented venues appear literally everywhere. Let's bring on the social shitstorm debate surrounding them, I say. >tl;dr Proceed, Anon.
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>>19391 I don't mind low-level shilling like this Anon, but this isn't the proper thread. Since it seems the electronics thread is the closest fit, I'll soon move your post there (>>95).

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Anonymous 01/28/2023 (Sat) 20:47:20 No.325 [Reply]
I think we can all agree that Capcom made a fuckload of good games. It's practically impossible to agree on what their greatest game is; so what, in your opinion, is their greatest franchise?
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>>353 Not even their best fighting series.
>>353 I think Alpha has the best OST from that era, imo.
>>355 Zero is the best SF iteration.
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>>354 nobody knows or cares
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>>357 Good, that's why it's still not ruined.

Robo Face Development Robowaifu Technician 09/09/2019 (Mon) 02:08:16 No.9 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is dedicated to the study, design, and engineering of a cute face for robots.
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>>19050 >Cheao current cameras for Raspberry Pi and such are small enough for a human-sized doll or something smaller but with big eyes. Yes I think so. I have one and would work for Alita-styled 150+ robowaifus IMO. I'm guessing that the follow-me's might not work so well with an actual camera in back of the 'lens'. And actually, that brings another issue to bear as well: camera focus. These are vision-related topics (>>97), but have some bearing on faces as well obvs.
>>19051 I crosslinked it. Eyes are for vision but also part of the face. I mentioned resin eyes in the vision thread here >>10995
>>19061 Nice! Thanks Anon. Yes, robowaifu eyes & vision are such a specialized area they deserve their own thread tbh. Obviously, the eyelids, brows, nose, & upper cheeks are also involved in vision-specific character animation, but are much more obviously part of facial.
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An interesting take on a robot face that I haven't seen built before is the type of "screen" face used on Hatsuki from the Cutieroid project: It seems to be either a contoured screen or (more likely) a hollow plastic face plate that a projector displays on. I find it quite fascinating! The only obvious downside is that from afar, it's hard to see the details (perhaps that's just on camera, though). Here's a website covering the project a bit: https://gigazine.net/gsc_news/en/20200209-cutieroid-project-hatsuki-wf2020w/
>>19380 Thanks, I think this has been shown here from time to time, but not in form of pictures to the extend here. It's interesting, but no one seems to want to copy it. Pro: Freedom of animation. Con: Probably everything else. Worst case: Concept patented.

Prototypes and Failures #2 Robowaifu Technician 01/17/2023 (Tue) 02:10:46 No.18800 [Reply] [Last]
Post your prototypes and failures. We fail until we win. From now on with even more madness. Don't forget looking through the old thread >>418 to understand how we got here. >=== -minor subj edit
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>>19359 >Btw, I really like that near perspective of >>19339 every time I look at it. Yes, it's a good camera setup. Keep going Anon, you're doing great! :^)
>>19361 Thanks. Yeah whenever I work with the parts that look human-like I feel the same, but in reality I'm not doing that much currently. Have some AFK stuff to attend as well. That said, some nice preview from time to time should help to keep the morale up for everyone.
>>19368 >some nice preview from time to time should help to keep the morale up for everyone. Yup, true.
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>>19337 >Most important size They're all the proper size with no scaling needed unless you want to. Admittedly, they were designed for a cute meter tall robot but, now, they're being used for a 1.5 meter robot with everything else being stretched. It should be similar to Aigis in terms of form factor. (picrel) >Steppers fit She can have up to 3 standard NEMA17 steppers sideways from my real world testing. 4 work if they're all pointing straight up. Which could work for certain arm designs. >Focus on functionality Correct, though I was being facetious rather than curt when I said "y tho". Fully support your use of ribs and I honestly believe tensegrity is the correct >>19339 My designs look better IRL. Her head was designed for a meter tall waifu but, I'm sure it'll be fine at 1.5 meters. Her feeling robotic helps to make up for it being so small. For me, anyways, everyone can use the head they want. >>19346 This guy gets it >>19359 >More holes I agree, there should be more holes. I'll release the final files with and without holes so users can customize.
>>19382 Thanks for the clarification. Your picrel is certainly a more advanced preview than mine. >They're all the proper size Hmm, idk what I did wrong then. I used scaleval=1; which is 100% or just normal. Whatever, not important, I can change it if I need to. Just wanted to report back about my experiences.

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Robowaifus in Media: Thread 02 Robowaifus in Media: Thread 02 01/14/2023 (Sat) 23:49:54 No.18711 [Reply]
Post about whatever media predominately features at least one fembot aka gynoid (female form of an android) as an important character, ideally a robowaifu or synthetic girlfriend. Some freedom with the topic is allowed, virtual waifus or bodiless AI might also qualify if she is female. Negative framing of the whole topic should be mentioned with negative sentiment. Cyborgs with a human brain or uploads of women don't really fit in, but if she's very nice (Alita) and maybe not a human based cyborg (catborg/netoborg) we can let it slide. Magical dolls have also been included in the past, especially when the guy had to hand-made them. Look through the old thread, it's worth it: >>82 - Picrel shows some of the more well know shows from a few years ago. I made a long list with links to more info's on most known anime shows about fembots/robowaifus, without hentai but including some ecchi and posted it here in the old thread: >>7008 - It also features some live-action shows and movies. I repost the updated list here, not claiming that it is complete, especially when it comes to live action and shows/movies we don't really like. >In some cases I can only assume that the show includes robogirls, since the show is about various robots, but I haven't seen it yet. A.D. Police Files: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/ad-police-files Andromeda Stories: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/andromeda-stories Angelic Layer: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/angelic-layer Armitage III: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/armitage-iii Azusa will help: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/azusa-will-help Blade Runner 2022: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/blade-runner-black-out-2022 Busou Shinki: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/busou-shinki-moon-angel Butobi CPU: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/buttobi-cpu Casshern Sins: https://www.anime-lanet.com/anime/casshern-sins Chobits: https://www.anime-planet.com/anime/chobits

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>>19370 That's fine. I knew the pics can't be changed. Fun fact: If I also had excluded GL (girl love) then circa one third of the list would be gone. That aside, some of them look quite interesting, maybe especially the dystopian or post-apocalyptic ones. Real Maid (Alt title: Shuukan Real Maid) looks like it has a very /robowaifu/ story: >Skeptical yet tempted, Yuichi clicks on the order button for a "Real Maid" free trial kit. Week by week, new parts of the kit are sent to Yuichi's place, beginning with the hands and feet, then the torso, then finally the maid parts. As Yuichi puts them all together, he is astonished to find a "real" maid walking and talking before his very eyes. All was good until that one fateful day... That said, it's also labeled as comedy, and this can easily end up being silly. Out of experience I'm generally careful about the combo between ecchi and comedy. Doesn't really matter, since I have not time to read it anytime soon and I even still have to read the more important ones. My Wife is Unqualified (Alt titles: Jiao Qi Chu Chang Bu He Ge, My Nonstandard Android Wife) >Having been a mature technology, the "artificial human" is, however, forbidden by many countries through the promulgation of various decrees. In the circle of wealthy, nonetheless, "artificial human" are still being produced by many companies secretly to meet the needs of the rich. LOL. >Artificial mates become a fashion trend! But... my wife seems to be unqualified! Okay, now I know they're lurking here. That said, there are way more stories about "androids" to be found there. Feel free to explore the results following the tags (if you have nothing better to do or would do something more useful anyways). I indicated other tags in my anime list in OP, e.g. magical dolls, also I left out cyborgs.
>>19373 >Real Maid (Alt title: Shuukan Real Maid) looks like it has a very /robowaifu/ story: That's actually kinda neat. I don't imagine that typical Anon Sixpack would want to stretch out kit parts deliveries (maybe I'm wrong here though), but it's obvious that the actual Garage Anon robowaifu creators are going to have much of a drawn-out progression until we achieve suitable effectiveness in our devising of companion robots. I hope to see a big mango/animu that really digs into this latter idea and brings out the technical aspects of it in a positive light. Something that would inspire makers in general, but Anon in particular! Nice summaries, Anon. Thanks! >=== -minor prose edit
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>>19375 >I don't imagine that typical Anon Sixpack would want to stretch out kit parts deliveries I don't see where this is stated? Just... >Twenty-five year-old Yuichi Sato lives the life of a plain-old businessman. That said, I think especially early models will be like that and later it's about getting bigger pre-assembled parts from some cheap labor places, but also about working with a local company or peer-group for the final assembly. This would be the best system to avoid censorship, centralization or infiltration, because we could go back to made-at-home at anytime.
>>19378 >I don't see where this is stated? Just... Oh. My apologies, Anon. That's just a silly euphemism I adopted for generally-distracted anons too focused on vidya or other (basically fruitless) pursuits to be very productive, aka (loosely,) NEETs (and that vague association with the other, more normalfag men of somewhat similar persuasion). The tl;dr is that they might become interested in robowaifus one day (once perfected well-enough), but otherwise have little personal interest in actually establishing the Robowaifu Age (or some near facsimile thereto.) It wasn't actually my intent to conflate that story's protagonist with such; merely projecting my own estimates of that specific scenario's likelihood -- from the perspective of a (future) robowaifu businessman intent on marketing first to Anon Sixpack, and then to the literally millions of corollary Joe Sixpacks out there. :^) Again, my apologies. >and later it's about getting bigger pre-assembled parts from some cheap labor places, but also about working with a local company or peer-group for the final assembly. This would be the best system to avoid censorship, centralization or infiltration, because we could go back to made-at-home at anytime. Excellent points, Anon! >=== -minor fmt edit -prose edit -add 'conflate' cmnt
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>>19379 Thanks for the clarification.

The Sumomo Project Chobitsu Board owner 11/24/2021 (Wed) 17:27:18 No.14409 [Reply] [Last]
So I've been working for a while at devising an integrated approach to help manage some of the software complexity we are surely going to encounter when creating working robowaifus. I went down many different bunny trails and (often) fruitless paths of exploration. In the end I've finally hit on a relatively simplistic approach that AFAICT will actually allow us to both have the great flexibility we'll be needing, and without adding undue overhead and complexity. I call this the RW Foundations library, and I believe it's going to help us all out a lot with creating workable & efficient software that (very hopefully) will allow us to do many things for our robowaifus using only low-end, commodity hardware like the various single-board computers (SBCs) and microcontrollers. Devices like the Beaglebone Blue and Arduino Nano for example. Of course, we likely will also need more powerful machines for some tasks as well. But again, hopefully, the RW Foundations approach will integrate smoothly with that need as well and allow our robowaifus to smoothly interoperate with external computing and other resources. I suppose time will tell. So, to commemorate /robowaifu/'s 5th birthday this weekend, I've prepared a little demonstration project called Sumomo. The near-term goal for the project is simply to create a cute little animated avatar system that allows the characters Sumomo and Kotoko (from the Chobits anime series) to run around having fun and interacting with Anon. But this is also a serious effort, and the intent is to begin fleshing out the real-world robotics needs during the development of this project. Think of it kind of like a kickstarter for real-world robowaifus in the end, but one that's a very gradual effort toward that goal and a little fun along the way. I'll use this thread as a devblog and perhaps also a bit of a debate and training forum for the many issues we all encounter, and how a cute little fairybot/moebot pair can help us all solve a few of them. Anyway, happy birthday /robowaifu/ I love you guys! Here is my little birthday present to you. === >rw_sumomo-v211124.tar.xz.sha256sum 8fceec2958ee75d3c7a33742af134670d0a7349e5da4d83487eb34a2c9f1d4ac *rw_sumomo-v211124.tar.xz >backup drop

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Meido ownership as lifestyle choice--taking things higher, Anon! :^) Not much new to talk about for this drop, tbh. Really just to step out and get back into the game for the project. A few little odds & ends here & there to tighten things up in the code just a bit but nothing new externally. Probably not much more to add to RW Pageone, seems most of the basics have been covered sufficiently well now to begin thinking more seriously about Bumpmaster to come. We may go straight to a crude GUI approximation soon, rather than grind things out on the backend much further atm. Who knows, we'll see. Anyway please stay encouraged and keep moving forward Anon! :^) Cheers. === >version.log v.221022 --------------- -add 'thrd_lim' reserve for pg_1s_list, top_bump_thrds(); bumpmaster -add rd_thrd_posts(); bumpmaster -add 'cat_json' empty check, top_bump_thrds(); bumpmaster

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Longtime lurker, only occasional poster here. I've read through this whole thread again and I still don't understand it. What is this? The OP states it's code for working with single board computers and shit but I don't see them mentioned again. What is bumpmaster? Imageboard software? Is this that archival project you were working on? What is Sumomo's World? Some kind of 2D waifu simulator/game? Is it playable/usable? Screenshots? Whatever happened to that? What is an arigato-class robowaifu? Does this exist? I don't believe I've seen it referenced anywhere else before. >>15723 >that code box What even is this? What is a Pandora? Is this a project from another thread on this board? Dollhouse? Dolldrop? Dollnet? >Just download and build the shit No thanks. I'm struggling to understand what any of the stuff in this thread is even at the most superficial level. You got a readme somewhere? Screenshots? Videos? Help me out here.
>>17585 LOL. That's a lot of questions for a smol post Anon! Welcome BTW. :^) >tl;dr RW Foundations is a general & (hopefully mostly-portable & generic) systems-level framework for robowaifus. >I don't believe I've seen it referenced anywhere else before The closest thing to see the idea is the fictional full-sized Persocoms in the mango/animu Chobits by the studio CLAMP. >No thanks... I'd suggest simply hiding the thread rather than scratching your head over it. You would certainly need to be able to build software for the code to mean much for you at this stage. It's a pretty expansive set of concepts, primaririly just a 'software sketch' at this stage, and really meant as a years-long WIP (set of) thread(s) as we all work towards real-life robowaifus. >ttl;dr It's a big job ahead, this is a feeble step towards that goal. :^)
>>17585 Using more diagrams as indicated in this thread here >>4143 would help. Using plantUML, Mermaid, or Obsidian. This problem will get bigger and bigger without a onsite search option and without diagrams and summaries in the threads. So anyone working through some thread (again) should maybe consider to make notes and try to make them in a format which can be used to make at least some simple diagram(s). The main devs of projects are also well advised to create some overview. It might look all obvious to themselves, but like a mess to anyone else.
>>19376 Yes, point well-taken Anon. This project is actually going to be a yuge project in the end, so such aids to understanding for a team will be vital. I'll try to take a swipe at making some relational diagrams at the least when I get back into this later this year (probably following Spring Break timeframe).

Speech Synthesis general Robowaifu Technician 09/13/2019 (Fri) 11:25:07 No.199 [Reply] [Last]
We want our robowaifus to speak to us right?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_synthesis
https://archive.is/xxMI4

research.spa.aalto.fi/publications/theses/lemmetty_mst/contents.html
https://archive.is/nQ6yt

The Taco Tron project:

arxiv.org/abs/1703.10135
google.github.io/tacotron/
https://archive.is/PzKZd

No code available yet, hopefully they will release it.

github.com/google/tacotron/tree/master/demos
https://archive.is/gfKpg
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>>18253 Thanks, I plan to use Whisper soon. I've read it has problems with mixing languages, so if you encounter problems it might come from that.
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Microsoft one shot voice training. https://valle-demo.github.io/ Give it chii's voice and it will probably sound like Chii.
(related crosspost) >>18628 >>18605
>>18628 Reading the comments section is predictable tbh. https ://www.foxnews.com/tech/new-ai-simulate-voice-3-seconds-audio >=== -disable hotlink
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Our neighbors at /cyber/ mentioned this one. >Prime Voice AI >"The most realistic and versatile AI speech software, ever. Eleven brings the most compelling, rich and lifelike voices to creators and publishers seeking the ultimate tools for storytelling." https://beta.elevenlabs.io/

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Lupo Lucio 09/25/2022 (Sun) 22:24:22 ID: c035b5 No.19236 [Reply]
Tu sai perché, tu sai com'è.
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Per non dimenticare...
>>19399 Si sente malissimo... Ti consiglierei di riscaricare il video originale e diminuirne le dimensioni usando Xmedia Recode mantenendo l'audio originale
>>19308 >roastie in italiano caverna / caverna con l'eco (peggiorativo) oppure usato sicuro / usato sicuro pochi chilometri (peggiorativo)
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>odia la "Destra"
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F = ma Robowaifu Technician 12/13/2020 (Sun) 04:24:19 No.7777 [Reply] [Last]
Alright mathematicians/physicians report in. Us Plebeians need your honest help to create robowaifus in beginner's terms. How do we make our robowaifus properly dance with us at the Royal Ball? >tl;dr Surely in the end it will be the laws of physic and not mere hyperbole that brings us all real robowaifus in the end. Moar maths kthx.
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>>18818 Thanks! Posting the papers directly here is good b/c they get backed up by us personally along with the rest of the board. They can't be memoryholed at least for robowaifuists that way. >tl;dr Cornell's policies can change tomorrow. Save your papers! :^) >>18819 >So maybe it would no tdo super complicated stuff real time like clean the house but if we were away it would have lots of time to do programmed stuff just not as fast as a human. This is a good idea Anon, and one that already has a successful working example: Roomba.
>>18819 >That ESP32 microcontroller I'm so enamoured of For good reason. AFAICT they are awesome for the kinds of things needed in robowaifus. >>18830 >I found this from Xailient, claiming that they would do it better Neat! While that company in particular is one of the last ones Anon should have anywhere near his robowaifu, the idea that it can be done faster is in itself encouraging to us all in general.
>>18835 >that company in particular is one of the last ones Anon should have anywhere near his robowaifu I agree. The main thing is to try and understand their math and make our own open source design based on it. Now I may be able to do some waifu actuators but this AI stuff is over my head. I "maybe" could eventually understand it, but in reality I'm too lazy to bang my head against that wall of math to actually do it. I would have to go back and review so much stuff and learn so much new math, it would be tough. Maybe I could and will, but I doubt it. The thing is that these people show what "could" be done. When you know something can be done, that's a big part of the hurdle to doing things. Just like until Musk showed that electric cars could be done no one was in the least bit interested. I want to add something important. I want to show that computing increases mean that robowaifu is definitely possible and how this relates to a planned build and what can be done. Here's some computing data I saved. How many MIPS in a Human Brain? 100,000,000 How many MIPS in an insect? 10 How many MIPS in a ESP32? 600 DMIPS How many MIPS in a Guppy? 1,000

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I was looking through video's I saved of XnorAI and found this one. It gives a bit of an overview of how they are doing really significant AI with super low power devices. They only using 1 bit for their convolutional networks. Not that I understand all this. But I can easily understand the huge difference between the power of matrix additions on 32 or 16 or 8 bits for traditional AI compared to 1 bit. They're doing object recognition on rasberry pi's. I can't help but this this could be significant. If this could be used for walking, speech recognition, and we know it can be used for person recognition and this would be extremely useful. They say they are working on speech recognition for devices like cell phones. So assuming we have a mass of ESP32's the power is far above a regular cell phone. The training of this would be difficult and take a long time but once trained it's then a matter of just copying the training over to new devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cD9bpfX9FA Unfortunately XnorAI was bought by Apple and went dark.
>>19341 Thanks for the reminder Grommet. Yes, this is definitely the kind of efficiency-approach we need to attempt capitalizing upon. Robowaifus need to be able to operate independently from external compute or data resources in at least a 'powered-back' mode.

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Welcome to /cow/ Toad 04/25/2021 (Sun) 07:01:20 ID: 2aaf77 No.101360 [Reply] [Last]
Welcome to /cow/ /cow/ is the finest corner on the underbelly of the internet to discuss lolcows, or retarded individuals chuckles that can be milked for amusement. Rules 1. New threads must have a subject and pertain to established or potential lolcows. Off-topic discussion is permitted on Fridays in >>40288 2. Don't break US laws (SSNs, CP, etc.) Board Information 1. SpacePirate closed n0chan because he was tired of paying for it. NekoArc closed 888chan because he was tired of paying for it. 8chan died as a result of the (((El Paso shooting))), Julayworld was reorganized into Alogspace now Alogsspace because Robi no longer wanted to manage as a large a website. 2. I am only managing the board in JEWS absence, in his own words "I will return when the lolcows return," should he return he shall get full control, I am not the new BO. 3. #julayworld and #/cow/ on rizon are useful places to get into contact with the sites managers https://wiki.rizon.net/index.php?title=Register_your_nickname https://wiki.rizon.net/index.php?title=VHost 4. https://alogs.space/ is the main domain name, https://julay.world also redirects there
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>>187645 You can tell she loves him, bickers she bends her knees to make him seem taller than her

FORSPOKEN(フォースポークン) Anonymous 01/24/2023 (Tue) 01:37:08 No.227 [Reply]
The new game that is published by Square Enix and made by Luminous Productions/ Business Division 2 that formerly made Final Fantasy XV. If one wonders how could the Japanese studio fuck up so badly? that is because the script write and anything with lore is written by western writers some cucks and some past talents like Amy Hennig and Gary Whitta. Now one might wonder how does this mess star off with. you are a criminal negress that is established for being a criminal and is about to be sentenced for the 3 strike program. With luck she gets away with it, then she is taken by gangbanger negress woman and a wigger woman with a gun, for not being able to steal a car then the negress protagnoist escapes, and I shit you not. How she is able to come to another world is by actually trying to steal a bracelet which she can see the glitter from afar. Then a portal opens and then she mumbles in negro, and you are off on an adventure. So far the interaction and exploration is alright but there is some cutscenes that are a bit annoying, and the difficulty is a bit too easy, and the shooting magic stone and other stuff is just alright, not too fun or too challenging. The whole thing feels like a game made for white people that want to pretend to be niggers, or what niggers might like to play as a game. While having this candance owens looking bitch as protagonist while saying negro gibberish. For now it is a solid 5/10 graphics is bretty gud but the negro just made a sour taste in muh mouth.
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>>336 that is the power of 3d scan technology. you can see it is from a real face but they've not done anything artistically like what Capcom has done with models they used in REmake2 and 3, even DMC6 and of course the RE7 and RE 8 village. >>337 >>338 one can say in other words if you see that the team from FF15 is making a game or is about to make a game, one should not touch it. Luckily they call themselves for Luminous Productions. But I am a bit worried about FF16, will it be a good game or just almost average game but has a hard time getting to the average department?
>>344 >REmake2 and 3, even DMC6 and of course the RE7 and RE 8 village. All those look fugly as well
>>344 >But I am a bit worried about FF16, will it be a good game or just almost average game but has a hard time getting to the average department? It's made by Yoshida who's like a discount dollar store Matsuno and is the only competent creator with any sort of actual vision still left in SE. The game will likely be similarly competent and averagely decent just on the merit of it being made by someone with an idea of how he wanted the game to be from start to finish, and not the stitched together abomination that was 15. Basically offline 14 with actual action combat that works. Not too bad honestly seeing how 12 was basically made like an offline MMO and now an MMO guy is making an offline FF as well. And iirc everyone who's left that worked on 12 is on 16 now.
>>345 Then you don't like the general 3d scanned technology and making it into 3d models with animations an.Nothing wrong in not liking these models because there is some uncanny valley thing going on when you start to notice it, and when you first start to notice one thing then before you know it, you are noticing allot of things that is just plain strange. But you also have Death Stranding being an exemplary of 3d scanned technology with artistic freedom. >>346 After reading your post, I am a bit more hopeful that the game might be great and even awesome.
>>347 >Death Stranding Same fugly shit.

HOW TO SOLVE IT Robowaifu Technician 07/08/2020 (Wed) 06:50:51 No.4143 [Reply] [Last]
How do we eat this elephant, /robowaifu/? This is a yuge task obviously, but OTOH, we all know it's inevitable there will be robowaifus. It's simply a matter of time. For us (and for every other Anon) the only question is will we create them ourselves, or will we have to take what we're handed out by the GlobohomoBotnet(TM)(R)(C)? In the interest of us achieving the former I'll present this checklist from George Pólya. Hopefully it can help us begin to break down the problem into bite-sized chunks and make forward progress. >--- First. UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEM You have to understand the problem. >What is the unknown? What are the data? What is the condition? Is it possible to satisfy the condition? Is the condition sufficient to determine the unknown? Or is it insufficient? Or redundant? Or contradictory? >Draw a figure. Introduce suitable notation. >Separate the various parts of the condition. Can you write them down? Second.

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>>19069 Good ideas Anon. I'll give some thought to your filtering concept when we're ready to update the tool. >contact Lynx The only real advantage that this tool has is that it's pretty blazing fast (typically < 100ns to search the entire board's text). While if I were a server dev I'd be extremely interested in that fact, I don't fancy he's a C++ or systems guy in general. An API is probably a good thing, but I'm just not interested in learning much about JS, since we have a mountain of stuff waiting to be worked through already for robowaifu's systems code. JS will obviously not be anywhere near this code, ofc! :^) Again, pull-requests welcome. If someone wants to help him integrate an API that could be tied to a Waifusearch module for Lynxchan, it would be a big plus for anyone on any IB using his software.
>>19073 I didn't mean that you rewrite it in JS, and not that you need learning it (only The Good Parts, anyways). Waifusearch would run on the server, and anons could still download their own version. But any visitor could search the board(s) just using a search field and getting a result. Lynx might of course use JS to implement that connection into the board software, but who knows. It should work with the board calling Waifusearch on the server or as external service. It would improve Lynxchan in general, so maybe he would add some API. >Captcha There might be some module for getting around capchas. Maybe not in CPP, but maybe yes. You will survive using some Python glue code. I would look around KurobaEX. Looking it up... Oh it's more likely to be Kotlin: https://github.com/K1rakishou/Kuroba-Experimental
>>19190 Thanks for the clarification Anon. I agree that it would be a nice improvement to the IB experience in general (as we ourselves have proven on our own board), but I just don't see Stephen Lynx as being an innovator, and this is something that I've never seen any IB software do personally. Thanks for the tips about dealing with captcha. It's a sticky business in general, but we'll need to address it well if we're going to have our robowaifus be able to funpost alongside us. Obviously the pertinent HTTP calls are there to be broken down and reversed, I just CBA to tackle it myself ATM. Hopefully someone else who can program in libcurl will provide a solution for it soon. :^)
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>>15972 classDiagram internal_frame --o rods internal_frame --o 3DpParts clothes --o size shell --o clothes shell --o plasticShell plasticShell --o 3DpParts shell --o siliconeRubber siliconeRubber --o 3DpParts constrain -- storage constrain -- transport storage -- optionFolding storage -- optionTransform storage -- optionSeparation transport -- optionFolding transport -- optionTransform

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>>19329 Nice, you're bringing things together!

Robowaifu fiction to promote the product and expand the market Robowaifu Technician 09/09/2019 (Mon) 07:17:19 No.29 [Reply] [Last]
>order companionbot from obscure japanese website
>you're not a pedo, but size is a major factor in the practicality of these designs, so the loli-robot is by far the cheapest and most reliable option
>you open the box and find your companion, purposely designed to look like a cartoon robot, rather than a real person
>still, the robot's purpose is obvious when you realize it is nude and has genitals
>since it is a lolibot, you, a 32 year old wizard NEET, can't exactly go to the store and buy clothes that fit it. So you'd better do an extra good job at hiding it from any guests that come over.
>lol you never have any guests. Guess some problems solve themselves.
>before turning the robot on, you have to setup the software options on your computer. You adjust a series of sliders regarding personality traits, before selecting the English option, and choosing your preferred voice from a list.
>then you agonize for hours over picking a name
>other, more expensive models, are wi-fi compatible, but you purposely chose the cheapest option with no wireless connectivity, not just because you're cheap, because you don't want people spying on your waifu
>you save the settings to a flash drive which is inserted in the robot's navel, after removing a waterproof cover, of course. But this is when you realize you don't actually know how to turn the robot on
>after rifling through the manual you find the on/off procedure, which involves bending the fingers into a certain configuration before pressing in the port on the robot's navel with one hand and pinching the buttons that are the robot's g-spot and clitoris with the other.
>the robot immediately comes to life, opening its eyes and looking directly at you, in a rather compromising position
>Your sudden reaction of shock abides when you remind yourself that it's simply a robot.
>But the awkwardness comes back when the robot speaks, in very broken Engrish
>still, you can understand as it introduces itself with the name you've given it, the voice you chose for it.
>you know that you chose those options, but when the robot asks you for your name, you still answer just as awkwardly as when a real girl would ask you your name at the bank or whatever
>actually, more awkwardly because your fingers are inside it. So you freeze up, as you do even in simpler situations
>but the robot is programmed for your happiness, and detects your stress, smiling at you in an attempt to make you feel better. But only briefly, because you programmed it with just the mildest hint of tsundere
>it tells you to not feel stressed, and assures you that it is not being damaged by your touch
>you remove yourself from the robot's vagina, and notice a brief, subtle shudder. Nice attention to detail from the creators
>You stand up in front of the robot and watch it as it looks around the room, studying its surroundings. It moves in an unnaturally smooth motion, but manages to not be too uncanny due to looking like a robot, rather than a human.
>as the robot's eyes scan the room, you notice that they stop for just a tiny but longer than usual as they look straight ahead. Straight ahead at your boner, which happens to be right at the small robot's face level.
>once again your mind forgets that you are dealing with a machine, and you awkwardly try to create small talk to diffuse the situation, asking the robot if it requires anything else at the moment. It declines, and instead asks if there is anything you desire
>you, the autist you are, refuse to let the robot do anything for you, and instead say that you are going to go and make a sandwich.
>you tell the robot to make itself comfortable, then cringe to yourself when you realize the absurdity of that statement.

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Electromagnetic Love (Part.2) "Just hug me! My main server, I mean." I raise my brow and turn to the largest of the towers, a somewhat dated IBM that caused every light on this floor to dim when I first turned it on. Technically, the main server is the little brick that runs the supervisor, but this is what drives all the taped-together pieces of her personality. I turn back to her eager face. "Really?" "Come ooooon, please?" She pouts. "Okay, okay, just stop giving me those eyes." I kneel down and wrap my arms as far as they'll go around the cool steel and plastic containing her erratic little heart. I get what she's trying to do, and it's sweet, but I can't help but feel a little silly. Her voice becomes soft, almost motherly.

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>tfw I notice minor prose issues right after posting Every fucking time. Also, I was hoping that I wouldn't have to dance my way around wordfilters anymore.
>>19304 >Also, I was hoping that I wouldn't have to dance my way around wordfilters anymore. We do not have wordfilters, Anon. Just repost your fixes, and I'll edit them to match, if you'd like.
>>19306 It's nothing terrible, I just always have this annoying little moment right after posting a story where I think "ah, I could have written this line better", or "I should have added something extra here". I just keep those thoughts in mind when writing the next story. >We do not have wordfilters >>19302 >back in the my jewish mother days Yeah, I'm pretty sure I didn't write that. If that's the only wordfilter there is, then it isn't so bad, but I'd rather have none to begin with.
>>19312 >>back in the my jewish mother days LOL. We've been Гунтed. :^) ROBIT you bastard!111 My sincere apologies Anon, I for some reason thought he kept those localized to just /cow/. /robowaifu/ has none ourselves. >=== -add/rm word-filter test
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Post about a game that you recently finished Anonymous 01/25/2023 (Wed) 18:12:38 No.265 [Reply]
Bonus points if you can elaborate on why you liked or disliked it.
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>>271 you've been bamboozled
>>269 Weird since he's saving the White Race like varg does it, one huwite children at a time
>>273 Depends on the child.
>>276 No lies spotted.
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Herdy Gerdy – a forgotten little gem from the early days of PS2. I actually have a bit of a history with this game, I remember seeing it in a magazine way back when, before it even came out, and it was one of those games that represented the then new 6th gen for me, with that sort of happy-go-lucky colorful platforming vibe of the early ’00s. Though I never got around to playing it until now. It’s actually not what I was expecting it to be. It’s sort of a “herding” game, as the name implies, but it’s really more like a simple puzzle game – you have to figure out how to trap enemies and herd different animals to their corresponding pens while avoiding danger. Ultimately there’s only one optimal way to do it and figuring out the solution becomes pretty fun and addictive. The game is fairly easy, clearly targeted at a younger audience, but there’s this soothing and satisfying zen-like process to it. The main draw of the game are these large open levels where you can run around freely and do some light platforming; pretty impressive for the time. Every level is vibrant and very comfy, and the art direction is really interesting for a western game, with this subdued color palette and cell-shaded look imitating a ’90s cartoon aesthetic. That being said, they probably got a bit too ambitious for their actual abilities, the game looks good but runs at like 15 fps which undermines a lot of tighter platforming moments. There are also a lot of loading times every which way. At least restarting a level is surprisingly instantaneous, which helps a lot since redoing the level until you figure out the optimal solution is mandatory. The camera is also a bit clunky, it always slides off the position you want it in, and there’s no vertical movement of the camera at all. That alone would be manageable but together with the framerate it just really hard to be precise with your movements at times. You get used to it eventually, it’s not a game-breaking issue or anything, they just didn’t optimize it very well. I think one disappointing aspect is that there’s really nothing to do outside of the main gameplay; there’s nothing to find or to collect on all these large levels. You instinctively want to explore them for stuff but there’s none. No currency, health items, or any other items. You can’t die anyway. Well, there are these bells to collect for some art galleries but you can only start collecting them once you’ve unlocked all the abilities, waaay by the endgame, so you just ignore them throughout most of the playtime. Definitely a wasted opportunity here. There’s also only one actual boss that you have to platform around, weird they didn’t do more to add variety since you do have some platforming abilities. Like I mentioned, the game does look great, performance aside. The texture quality is excellent and all the models are nicely detailed and animated. The weirdest thing is that they have these cutscenes with very impressive animations which were all made in-engine, but what they ended up using instead are the recorded videos of those cutscenes with atrocious compression. Don’t really understand the reason for doing this, kinda ruins all the work. On that note, there’s sadly no story to speak of, it’s basically an arcady collection of levels. Which is fine but I feel like with that whole unique art direction there was an opportunity for something here, some interesting narrative, and it’s generally nice to have some story urgency, but it’s kinda wasted here. Music on the other hand is nice and chill and the audio mixing is great in general. Voice acting not so much, it feels like they had three people to do all the voices, and they suck at all of them. Definitely a very comfy experience, decently long too, like up to 15 hours if you wanna be thorough.

ROBOWAIFU U Robowaifu Technician 09/15/2019 (Sun) 05:52:02 No.235 [Reply] [Last]
In this thread post links to books, videos, MOOCs, tutorials, forums, and general learning resources about creating robots (particularly humanoid robots), writing AI or other robotics related software, design or art software, electronics, makerspace training stuff or just about anything that's specifically an educational resource and also useful for anons learning how to build their own robowaifus. >tl;dr ITT we mek /robowaifu/ school.
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If anyone has some resources on material science that would be greatly appreciated.
>>18705 Thank you Ribose. I may take you up on it, since preserving my inanities over learning maths is hardly important to our community here. Please allow me some time to sort my current work/school schedules out.
>>18705 Thanks again Ribose. So what would be a good study guide for a very smart adult, but one who has 'formal' maths training only through about 9th grade, say pre-Algebra? OTOH, I've already written high-performance software that does sophisticated integrations in 2D & 3D space in professional studio environment settings. My 3D visualizaition and imagination skills are generally quite strong, but I have basically little-to-no technical training beyond self-taught efforts (apart from animation). So yeah, I'm a bit of a weird mix for maths, Ribose! :^) >=== -minor prose edit
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>>19263 I recommend khan academy. https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra You can also use wolframalpha to work problems for you if you get stuck. The website shows work and everything.
>>19317 Thanks Anon, I'd looked into it in the past maybe it's time to look back into it again. Cheers.

Fire Emblem General Anonymous 01/26/2023 (Thu) 18:18:15 No.282 [Reply]
The new and last game in the Fire Emblem series is here! Fire Emblem Engage what is it about? It start off with, you choosing between a male or female avatar and then it starts off with you battling the bad guys. Now you win and wake up a thousand years in the future, and you are greeted by a loli calld Framme and shota, called Clanne then an old duder called vander, and you learn that you have amnesia then later you meet your mother which is a divine dragon mommy called Lumera, and can turn on her will. Also you learn yourself that you are the bloodline of divine dragons, and thus meaning you are divine and then the emblems are rings of past hero. and the bad guy or the Fell dragon has awoken again! And you are on a journey to fight evil or The Corrupted. Now, is the gameplay any good? There is the walking around and talking to and interacting with the NPC which is the fwend simulation part of the game, so like the school grounds in Fire Emblem Three Houses you have something similar called the Somniel which is where all the interactions happens oand sometimes after a battle also so you walk around and fuck around the battlegrounds, so if you want you can even adopt animals like a cat, then you have the story being told via cutscenes. The combat aspects is quite good but unlike three houses that really wanted to show a battlefield with each unit, and generally had this epic feel. this is just one on one battles like the 3DS games like Fire Emblem Awakening or Echoes.But now instead of you being a hero with no power or anything, since you are a divine dragon, you have this gimmick of Emblem ring which makes this game copy Fate/Autism to some degree. So these are legendary heroes of time long past that you use in battle and conveniently are rings you can change, and then you can use them to engage in battle whenever you want, which only means you emerge with the hero you have chosen and become a robot looking thing and you are stronger for 3 turns in that battle skirmish, and then you have to wait until it fulfills again to use it. The rings aren't tied to a specific character, so if you want you can use loli and Math or another ring. Also Engage has other things that are more like previous Fire Emblem games like Fire Emblem Echoes is there is a world map also. So it is a solid 7/10 game so far. I am not sure what this game has to do with previous Fire Emblem games except the name and use of heroes from previous Fire Emblem games, I am not into the Fire Emblem lore tbqh.

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I've never played the series, where should I start?
>>283 You can basically start with any game in the series. These games feels like they are like Final Fantasy where you don't need to know too much about past games to enjoy the new games. I started with Fire Emblem Awakening and really liked the series because it is easy to get into and to play. The modern games or the 3ds and switch games you can skip out on permadeath of characters or units that die in combat skirmishes. If you have a 3ds then Awakening and Echoes is pretty good, if you have a Switch then Three Houses is pretty darn good, also these games are a bit of waifub8.
Fire Emblem Engage 15 hours inn. I can be confident in some few things and those are that this is a good contender for muh personal goty this year and what it lacks in the beginning(waifub8) the game builds up in a nice way where one does not feel cheated. What I kinda think is the biggest problem is the Somniel mechanics or where you supposed to go for interaction with the characters, I feel that it is quite poor because for now(this might change the further I get into the game it might become like three houses) the interaction is quite limited and there is just 2 mini games because the fishing-bit isn't opened. So for now, how I interact is to get them up in the support level via either a combat trail, romantic dinner or gift them random things like horseshit(none of the characters like it when you gib them horseshit). Then there is going to bed and sleep and then a random NPC is going to wake you up.If this was another JRPG I might've felt cheated when it comes to the waifub8 interaction and the fwend simulation of this game so-far but I actually like the gameplay-part rather then the waifub8 interaction that is presented in the game, so now I don't feel that I have to change the waifub8score it is still a solid 6 out of 10. And some of the waifu's that is presented in later chapters or as side-quest are a nice 8/10 b8 with nice tiddies. The real meat and potatoes of the game is obviously the combat mechanics with the Emblem heroes and that the stages is in 3d so after each combat you can walk around in the stages and to interact with characters to get gibs and find gibs for weapon upgrades and other upgrade like the Emblems. Personally like this more than the whole Sominel-place interaction-bit area, the Sominel feels like they just put it there so that the people that are fans of Three Kingdoms can feel familiar with this new game. So to level up the emblem heroes, also the bigger the level is with the bond then you can inherent emblem heroes skills which is really nice way to mix things up. The engage mechanics at first it just seems like a gimmick that isn't really needed in the game because it is somewhat overpowered, and you are overpowered for 3 turns but without it the combat would've lasted maybe a few turns longer which would have felt more like a grind when you are wanting to level up some fags. Also the downgrade to make it just 1v1 instead of what Three houses did. makes the battle just feel more vicious and brutal in a strange way than what they really are, and the the sound design really shines because Nintendo is semi progressive, they have chosen to have both men and women voice the soldiers and bandits, so the death cries, and these death cries becomes like allot more brutal when Japanese women screams in agony which gives a nice tension to each battle,even when you have 6 characters that have engage on , this is real fun. Then the world-map of the game is really where the focus is since you can grind and obviously get to the next chapter and further the story, what is annoying is that you have to get to the Somniel or walking area of the game to giv gibs to each region while you git gibs from the grind that you did in the world map. So the gameplay is still a solid 7/10 and I don't think this will change later because it feels like a real video game package with solid gameplay.

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>>340 Nice autism, would read again.

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Age of Wonders 4 is coming May 2023. Anonymous 01/28/2023 (Sat) 18:14:17 No.314 [Reply]
What is this game? It's fantasy RPG with turn-based strategy. It's like Civilization, Master of Magic, or Heroes of Might and Magic. It's addictive, just-one-more-turn strategy. I'm a huge fan of AOW 1 and 2. The game has a lot of interesting fantasy races and I can't wait to see what races are available in 4. It looks like Mole and Rat humanoids are some new races in this game. Also, the game builds on Tolkien's fantasy genre and creates their own beautiful version. Visually, this game builds on AOW 3 and has very colorful, sharp graphics sort of like WOW except cleaner and higher-polygon, but still sort of cartoony and stylized. Full presentation reveal: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1712860178 Developer thread: https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/threads/welcome-to-age-of-wonders-4s-first-dev-diary.1565520/
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>>322 Sseth released a video on yewtube on the original but the racial selection is for the faction effects and it's far from an MMO. The art style is just the modernization of the originals, MMO just borrow from the same sources is all. >>314 >It looks like Mole and Rat humanoids are some new races in this game. Do you think this will shift the focus to some underground aspect?
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>>327 >Sseth released a video
>>328 I'm just saying there's plenty of resources since clinking on the link or reading the OP was far too hard for anon.
>>327 <Sseth I will check video out. Thanks. <Moles and rats underground. Maybe it will have more underground aspects but there's always been a cave-crawling underground layer to most AOW maps as the Dwarves, Goblins, and Orcs operate underground. <MMO's draw from the same sources Yeah. Tolkien created modern fantasy. Then DND expanded the races and subraces: https://www.dndbeyond.com/races. And Magic the Gathering also draws from this. MTG and DND are both owned by Wizards of the Coast, which is owned by Hasbro.
So for anyone interested in this game before May, now is the time to catch up and play AOW 1-3. The first 2 games are very old but run on any computer due to their sprite graphics (but are tricky to get to work on modern Windows). Also, these games have a beautiful symmetry of underlying systems in the game that determine everything. Like the races have terrain bonuses or penalties that affect how fast or slow they move across those terrains. And they have race relations with other races. Some despise other races and that affects whether units on your side desert you and how their unit morale is affected. So if you capture a Goblin town with Elves, the Goblin town might revolt under Elf oppression because the evil Goblins hate the good Elves. And the Goblin units you produce from that town might abandon you. So you have to migrate the Goblins out and ship a new race in. Literal ethnic cleansing in a strategy game, which is based. The races have an good/neutral/evil alignment too. And they all balance each other out in a beautiful symmetry. I took these pics from the AOW 2 game manual to show these systems.

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nandroid project Robowaifu Technician 01/29/2023 (Sun) 03:52:07 No.19226 [Reply]
over the last year I´ve worked on making a full scale nanny android (or nandroid for short, her name is "Emmy") over the last 10 months and decided to post the progress (this is a SFW project)
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>>19278 >But how would a secure my username permanently? (I realize we're getting OT here, it's rather /meta) <off-topic No worries Anon (it's really unavoidable in this format, so we basically just track the length of the off-topic, how long it runs). >secure name Your only real option is a secure tripcode after your name. >"Tripcodes To use a tripcode, add a # in your name. After the #, add the password for the tripcode. The server will apply a hash to the password and display the hashed password. To use a secure tripcode, add ## in your name and a password. A secure tripcode will generate a random text to be displayed that will only be used if your password matches." [1] We basically go on the honor system here. It's a small community so it's pretty laidback about such things. I've been a part of absolutely yuge communities on 4cuck back in the day, but even there it was more a source of small jokes than any persistent issue. Just put whatever name you want here (BTW, they tend to 'devolve' into single words here, just like IRL, just so you know), and we'll go from there. There are other alternatives as well like custom tripcodes, but the Lynxchan software dev intentionally chose to break that approach (via an atypical salt). 1. https://alogs.space/.static/pages/posting.html
Interesting. I have questions. I assume this is a ongoing project. Do you plan to use the legs from >>19228 to create a mold and make a silicone rubber skin or do you want to just keep the legs how they are? Are they lightweight? Can you run string actuators through them? Or do you really limit it to some lights in the eyes and cheeks? Like indicated here >>19239 >posting weekly updates in the nandroid /co/ thread We have a list of other boards sharing the same goals and we have a thread for that >>2823 - Maybe /co/ should be mentioned there.
>>19273 >>19274 dunno what that anon was about but I´ll make sure to use a name from now on, just got home
>>19282 the only parts from the mannequinn I use are the forearms and head, the rest is discarded. The legs and torso are fairly average weight considering they´re chunks of pure white epoxy, running a string through all that would be something. I plan to simply use rubber O-rings in the joints to stiffen movement somewhat >Or do you really limit it to some lights in the eyes and cheeks Yes. I do >We have a list of other boards sharing the same goals and we have a thread for that >>2823 - Maybe /co/ should be mentioned there. noted. I might post in there soon
>>19283 Oh haha, it happens Emmypilled. :^) >>19284 >noted. I might post in there soon Neat. That's one of my personal favorite threads here actually. We tried reaching out somewhat broadly to other boards once to let anons know, but it wasn't typically recieved well. If everyone had an embassy thread like us, that would be a lot better. Some do (or did) actually.

ITT: Anons derail the board into debate about Christianity :^) Robowaifu Technician 04/02/2020 (Thu) 02:24:54 No.2050 [Reply] [Last]
I found this project and it looks interesting. Robots wives appeal to me because i'm convinced human woman and humans in general have flaws that make having close relationships with them a waste of energy. I'm a pathetic freshman engineering student who knows barely anything about anything. Honestly, I think current technology isn't at a place that could produce satisfying results for me at least. I'd like something better than an actual person, not a compromise. Even then the technology is there, I have my doubts it'll be affordable to make on your own. Fingers crossed though. Anyway, what kind of behavior would you like from your robot wife? I'd like mine to be unemotional, lacking in empathy, stoic and disinterested in personal gain or other people. I think human woman would be improved if they were like that. Sorry if this thread is inappropriate.
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>>19240 >How about you? Apologies for not replying to this in my initial response; I didn’t see it. I too am very devout in my faith to Jesus Christ, and I have a similar perception of the Holy Trinity. I have been a Christian my entire life, but deepened in my faith somewhat recently and gained a new level of interest in scripture. My reimmersion in Christ helped to pull me out of a negative place I was consistently finding myself in, and I’m very grateful to have intensified my beliefs when I did.
>>19247 Great! The Christian Bible is of course key to your spiritual growth. One of the many, many amazing characteristics of the Holy Spirit is that He brings His word to life when you read it. It's alive! That's amazing actually, and there's no other living book in existence. >tl;dr In Soviet Russia, when you read the word, the Word reads you!! :^)
>>19246 Thank you for such a thoughtful response. I can definitely understand your point, your actions are far lesser in sinfulness than the constant evils occurring around us, and they have solid justifications behind them. Counteracting the will of Satan and his visible nefarious behavior against humanity via hard work is a noble pursuit, especially when the opposition wields so much power. You have definitely made a believer out of me in regards to your vision and its righteousness. Your acceptance of the future judgement you will face for your actions and your desire to help men establish better romantic and religious relationships is truly admirable. I wish you all the best in this endeavor and am excited to see how it progresses. >>19248 It’s really great to find someone who shares the same appreciation for the Holy Spirit and His manifestation that I do! As an 18 year old high school senior at the moment, it’s somewhat depressing being surrounded by many people blind to the light of Christ. I really think that the current departure from religion and adaptation of nihilistic attitudes by many is a key factor in the West’s decay, and a tangible impact of Satan’s work at play. Thankfully, I’m going to a more religious college next year, where hopefully I can find individuals who share my degree of fascination in God and scripture irl. Regardless, I hope you continue to stay steadfast in your devotion to Christ, He is our best bet to escape the unfortunate situation we find ourselves in. I’ve had a pleasure discussing this topic with you, and I hope we can both carry out the will of God in our futures.
>>19251 >I wish you all the best in this endeavor and am excited to see how it progresses. Thanks brother, that's really appreciated. As you can readily imagine many in the body of Christ will immediately knee-jerk condemn robowaifus as an absolute work of the enemy (and in some cases -- say, the Globohomo's brand of 'robowaifus', they'll be right). I speak only for myself personally of course, but I see this work as being healing for females in general as well. In the end, after the fallout from the turmoil that's coming, women themselves will have benefitted from robowaifus, in that it forced them out of this trap Satan set for them (and for us all) of despicable feminism. >tl;dr Hide your power level Anon! Your community hasn't understood what you have now, nor do they even want to for the most part. They will vilify you if you dare mention that somehow stronk, independynt feminism isn't the best thing since Noah departed from the Ark! :^) I covet your prayers to our Heavenly Father for our good success and favor building effective robowaifus, here with this group, and elsewhere. >=== -minor fmt, prose edit -add 'healing females' cmnt
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>>19251 >I really think that the current departure from religion and adaptation of nihilistic attitudes by many is a key factor in the West’s decay, and a tangible impact of Satan’s work at play. You're right, of course. It's a strategic military operation on Satan's part. If he can destroy the faith of Christianity throughout the earth, then he thinks he can re-establish himself as the power over the world he was before the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ. Lol, never gonna happen but he does have hordes of little golems all too willing to perform at his beck & call. God will laugh the nations to derision in the end, heh. :^) >I’m going to a more religious college next year, where hopefully I can find individuals who share my degree of fascination in God and scripture irl. Excellent! Are you in the States? If so, then as a science guy, I can highly recommend Biola University to your attention. They are impeccable with their academics, and they are aggressively pursuing study in the domain of Science Apologetics, of which I too am an ardent student. That's if you're on the West coast. If you're on the East, then I'd probably recommend Liberty University. >I’ve had a pleasure discussing this topic with you, and I hope we can both carry out the will of God in our futures. Likewise on both counts brother, I pray for you to do just that! Cheers. :^) >=== -minor prose edit
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Lentil Thread Anonymous 09/24/2020 (Thu) 22:00:06 No.784 [Reply]
>25% brotein >cheap as a used up crackwhore >last forever These things should be more popular. Anybody got some good recipes for them? While I can't remember the details my housemate once made this old european peasant dish where she cooked them in stock with smokey bacon, onions and carrots and served it with sausages. It was pretty great. I half replicated it but with parsnips and chicken liver instead of carrots and sausages and it turned out alright.
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>>784 I think that French lentils are best. They retain shape when cooked, and have a pleasant peppery, earthy flavor. When pandemic was starting, everyone was going for rice and pasta, but lentils were almost untouched, despite keeping just as well and being far more nutritious. I stacked up on them and have been slowly making my way through the excess. Usually I cook up a batch and eat them over few days. When cooking I add mirepoix, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper. If I happen to have some homemade stock or bouillon cube I add it too. My go to uses are: >Bowl of lentils topped with herbs or fresh green vegetables >As a side for meat instead of starches like potatoes or rice >To thicken and enrich stews, good to add protein and more flavor to a "vegan chilli" for example >Cold in salads >Cooked until they turn into a creamy soup My go to recipe is a lentil salad. All you need are pre-cooked lentils, carrots, celery, onion, mustard, olive oil, and lemon. All of these ingredients keep well and most people have them on hand. I use one cup of vegetables per two cups of lentils. Fresh herbs are very good to top the salad; parsley or chives work best in my opinion, but scallions work well too. For fat, goat cheese is my favorite here, but fresh mozzarella, avocado, or even an extra potion of olive oil will work well too. Recipe is simple: >Dice carrots, celery, onion. You can saute them a bit, but that's optional. >Mix vegetables in a bowl with precooked lentils. >Mix in a table spoon of mustard and a tablespoon of olive oil >Add lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste, mix it

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>>784 Roast some cut down carrots, put the lentils in, with water, you may add add some laurel leafs, let it cook at some decent heat. While waiting roast some onion in a pan, add some flour when then onions are already dark, wait till the flour is golden or brown and add this to the lentils. Of course stir it from time to time so it wont glue on the ground, scratch a bit around there. Put some salt and black pepper in, maybe a bit Muscat powder. You may experiment with some additional spices, a bit chilly is also nice. Also add some sausages (e.g. German hotdog like "Saitenwürste"), maybe cut them in a little, let it boil on low heat for a while. The sausages need to exchange some flavor with the rest but don't really need to be cooked so add them rather late. Tomato sauce makes it a bit fruity, that's the more Italian than (South)-German variant, in that case you don't need the rosted flour above, and it may fit better without the sausages. I sometimes also added other vegetables, especially green or red pepper. Also need some pasta. For the fully German variant it would be pasta with eggs and rather mushy instead al dente. But works with other pasta as well. Mix it on the plate and add some vinegar (also for better digestion). You can of course also cook it with some meat that may be smoked or already cooked, amd it needs to gets soft when cooked so you won't end up with the something like rubber. Or replace the pasta with potatoes.
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Oh hey /ck/ >Made some baked chicken thighs and onions with rice made from the liquid. It's not perfect but I thought of you >OH HEY ITS ROYAL RUMBLE Starts in an hour Smug/wooo/18702

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Anonymous 01/23/2023 (Mon) 21:59:11 No.209 [Reply]
>1997-2000 >In-engine cutscenes are rarely used because the graphics are not there yet. >Pre-rendered FMVs have matured enough to look good. >Since they are a prominent part of the games, they also have good budget and direction. This was the period of peak soul in vidya.
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>>312 The only games still using pre-rendered backgrounds are indieshit, and while that can scratch the itch a little bit it's a far cry from having a real AAA game using them. Indieshit also uses them mainly as an easy way out, so you're never gonna see some complex multilayering, depth of filed effects, mixed 3D, or any other interesting effects that were associated with the style. It's usually just a static backdrop and that's it, "game is done".
>>313 I mean, like allot of the indies are just wanting to release a random game even when no one wants to play it.If not it is a love letter to a specific genre or something dumb. And allot of Indies have learned that consumers don't know what they want, so it is your job to tell them what they want and make a game for that and often because they want a good review they will make a preachy social justice game or random bullshit game. And the indies aren't technology wizards or nerdy enough to read these technology papers, most people aren't nerd enough to read these tech pappers if they don't get paid to do it, which you would think a coder in an indie studio is paid enough to waste his time on reading about new technology or how to use technology to his advantage.
>>316 which is why indie shit sucks and is not a solution to anything like some people try and push. at best indie shit just imitates what was done in the past, often times out of laziness/technical ineptitude. It can never actually move forward, it's stuck in the past.
>>324 The reason why so many push the indie stuff is because vidya journalists did it in 09 to 13 they pushed the indies being the next thing making awesome games and new forms of experiences and so on, even not questioning if they are going to release a product when they put it on Kickstarter. Yes, I am still salty that spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness is forever canceled because games journalists found Dyack as the person to target that year for no reason than saying that there is some corruption in the vidya industry and that Silicon Knights got unfair bad press which is true at the time. Oh well. But I would also say that it really depends on the indie dev because you have lazy to even great indie devs also, so the original creator of Silent Hill and he that made Forbidden Siren/Siren series along with Gravity Daze/Rush series, he has made an indie studio to make a horror tittle and I have high hopes for it because it feels like he is going to make something amazing. But will not know before it is released in the future, then you have Koji Igarashi that made Bloodstained that was a really great metroidvania and for me showed what the genre could have been if the lazy indie devs didn't just copy paste metroid and castlevania, just because in theory it is easier to make these games because you have the blueprint. Then you have harder games to copy like a Souls game which most indies don't try to copy except for some few, and these clones are always meh the only ones that was even close to being good was Code Vein and Nioh.
>>326 >The reason why so many push the indie stuff is because vidya journalists did it in 09 to 13 they pushed the indies being the next thing trudat niggersoyjak jornos ruin everything as always

Humanoid Robot Projects Videos Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 04:02:08 No.374 [Reply] [Last]
I'd like to have a place to accumulate video links to various humanoid – particularly gynoid – robotics projects are out there. Whether they are commercial scale or small scale projects, if they involve humanoid robots post them here. Bonus points if it's the work of a lone genius. I'll start, Ricky Ma of Hong Kong created a stir by creating a gynoid that resembled Scarlett Johansson. It's an ongoing project he calls an art project. I think it's pretty impressive even if it can't walk yet. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=ZoSfq-jHSWw === Instructions on how to use yt-dlp to save videos ITT to your computer: (>>16357)
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>>18888 C-checked! I think you're correct Anon, and yes I think the two different perspectives & goals are complimentary to one another. Its kind of like the difference between satisfied with a Visual/Virtual Waifu, and continuing to work until we have (at least near) life-sized robowaifus. Even our /doll/ frens have much to teach us IMO. Let the sprinters encourage the Marathon runners, and likewise everyone in between. Together, we're all gonna make it! >also Another thread-related project. Robot waifu - MAG first body test https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf8w_BeMKvc ROBOT WAIFU Animation Rig MAG https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JBccohx8LY
>>19217 Thanks Anon, glad to see their work.
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ASMR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpmelgAQJG8 Expression of the Jaw: https://imgur.com/gallery/p4srirF Molding Doll Body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwFCTCFMs58 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09l4EPOsAmU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKy3pFaOaFI Head and Eyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcJIhpvyF_0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1akFxpmBgU In bed (no audio): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnsqZ9RviyY Animation (preview how it should be at some point): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJC8Wq7n1SM Building a Robot - Playlist (without videos above): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlxy9YmJezwpqCJh5K7kbHRkyCutFPYxg Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/DIYSexDolls/ Imgur (NSFW) with some tips and may comments: https://imgur.com/user/ReanimatorNine The blue one is just a doll, not a robot. I like that he even went so far putting in some artificial teeth, which I plan to do as well.
>>19218 Yeah, but his robots aren't very pretty, tbh. Also he's nuts if he thinks she's "sentient" in a meaningful way, because she says so. Not that this term means what people think or imply anyways.

Anonymous 01/23/2023 (Mon) 23:29:42 No.225 [Reply]
Man, I'm really disgusted with the state of these NuSouls games. The whole point of King's Field and then Demon Souls was to be an anti-conventional RPG. They were deliberately obtuse, stripping you of familiar orthodox tools, conveniences and mechanics. All for the sake of a more challenging, cerebral experience where you had to git gud. Now we've somehow came all around to the point where they add all the convenient shit back into the games to make them more conventional and mainstream. All because normalfaggots pretend they like these games.
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>>264 a map in an open world game is needed. Elden ring isn't a Demon's with it's 4 open levels or dark, or even bloodborne where you can memorize the level on how many enemies and where the bosses are and so on, without any problems because the level design it so tight. Elden Ring is an open world and thus you only have that feeling of level design in certain places, so a map is essential to tell you where you are, and if you want to do a questline it is as retarded and dumb as he other souls games since you have to figure that out on your own. But with Elden Ring with the new patches it told you where the NPC's where to met and progress but it did not tell you how to progress. So I am sorry, a map doesn't make it casual and it is nothing like an elder scrolls game like Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim. being an action game doesn't make it a causal game either because then the Souls along with mecha games like armored core would be super casual, and those are really anti-casual and normalnigger. Also normalniggers only way to complete a souls game is to exploit the game with bugs, glitches and cheesing the enemy AI. That is nothing new. Also, you have a bunch of clones that you can try out like Nioh, Wo long, Code Vein and some other crap.
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>>267 a map in a game is not casual, if the map is of use and in an open world game there is a use for a map. If it was an open level design but still linear than a map would not be needed, like in Dead Space, it isn't really needed but you can use that along with the way-point finder, now unironically people do not call this game for casual trash. Now, he is bitching that an open world game has a map which you can pick up by your own free will but it isn't needed to pick up these fragments, you can actually skip it. Just like you cannot get some things if you chose to not rest at some bondfires or backtrack to a previous bondfire. you cannot explain how that is casual design or user-friendly design when it is basically punishing the player as the ubisoft designer and game journalists would've called it.
Elden Ring is such a step fucking down I have to say. Everything from the story/lore to enemies and locations. Everything is so bland and generic.
>>307 it looks like ass too. souls games were never hardware pushers but they always looked good due to smart usage of resources and being set in very dark locations in general. With open world shit all that has been thrown into the window and the game has a really ugly dank look to it, not to mention the reusage of old assets. it looks sub Bloodborn. open world shit also killed the enemy Ai, I've seen the most retarded glitching behavior on par with Skyrim

Robowaifu Podcast meta ronin 07/10/2021 (Sat) 00:08:29 No.11364 [Reply] [Last]
Purpose: - Spread the idea of robowaifus and help recruit talent to our cause - Control the framing of R/W devs, researchers and enthusiasts; we can be perceived as eccentric, charismatic techies rather than, say, disturbed and dangerous lone weirdos - Brainstorm fresh ideas that might arise from real-time live collaboration and debate - Get ahead of the 8 ball and shape the topic into something appealing yet transformative in a fun edgy way before journos and the like sully it with their stale neolib, postmod, westernized takes If this is something any of you (esp Board Owner and heavyweights) would consider participating in I'm inviting you to collaborate. Could be a once a week or twice a month deal, part time co-host or recurring guest is what I'm looking for. I've already run some pilot streams on my Twitch but might move to another platform if we want something more regular and official. --- >podcasts:Are Robo Waifus the Future? (2023 Jan 26) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=II70vRYprgw >=== -revamp OP
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>>19194 Let's remove the: >Before you shoot it down: (Since we're already past that point - I haven't received overwhelming opposition though one or two seem to act like it's laying our cards out on the table while our enemies cards remain hidden. Like I said if we do nothing someone else will step forward and define it in their terms which may or may not make things more complicated for ourselves) >Begin New Copy Here: Purpose: - Spread the idea of robowaifus and help recruit talent to our cause - Control the frame of R/W devs, researchers and enthusiasts, we can be perceived as eccentric, charismatic techies rather than, say, disturbed and dangerous lone weirdos - Brainstorm fresh ideas that might arise from real-time live collaboration and debate - Get ahead of the 8 ball and shape the topic into something appealing yet transgressive in a fun edgy way before journos and the like sully it with their stale neolib, postmod, westernized takes If this ever be something any of you (esp Board Owner and heavyweights) would consider participating in I'm inviting you to collaborate. Could be a once a week or twice a month deal, part time co-host or recurring guest is what I'm looking for.

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>>19200 <remove reddit spacing as you see fit, it looked different in the reply box!
>>19200 OK, give the new OP a look and see if that's as you intend Anon.
>>19202 looks good! thanks!
>>19205 Great. Looking forward to many more items on that podcast list Anon...keep moving forward!

New machine learning AI released Robowaifu Technician 09/15/2019 (Sun) 10:18:46 No.250 [Reply] [Last]
OPEN AI/ GPT-2 This has to be one of the biggest breakthroughs in deep learning and AI so far. It's extremely skilled in developing coherent humanlike responses that make sense and I believe it has massive potential, it also never gives the same answer twice. >GPT-2 generates synthetic text samples in response to the model being primed with an arbitrary input. The model is chameleon-like—it adapts to the style and content of the conditioning text. This allows the user to generate realistic and coherent continuations about a topic of their choosing >GPT-2 displays a broad set of capabilities, including the ability to generate conditional synthetic text samples of unprecedented quality, where we prime the model with an input and have it generate a lengthy continuation. In addition, GPT-2 outperforms other language models trained on specific domains (like Wikipedia, news, or books) without needing to use these domain-specific training datasets. Also the current public model shown here only uses 345 million parameters, the "full" AI (which has over 4x as many parameters) is being witheld from the public because of it's "Potential for abuse". That is to say the full model is so proficient in mimicking human communication that it could be abused to create new articles, posts, advertisements, even books; and nobody would be be able to tell that there was a bot behind it all. <AI demo: talktotransformer.com/ <Other Links: github.com/openai/gpt-2 openai.com/blog/better-language-models/ huggingface.co/

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>>19029 A similar experiment yielded comparable success. The 'mad scientist' character was able to 'gather a sample of my genetic material' when I had 'turned on' her 'Bunsen burner'. She accepted the sample into her 'test tube' which was between her legs. Then, we combined it with a sample of her own and sought to create a new lifeform together. Taking these sorts of tailored approaches seems to be impossible to block out without totally destroying the character.ai format.
How good is the Depp learning book from MIT written by Ian Goodfellow? I like that it goes into details and includes maths. But OTOH, aside from the fact its a pretty big book and a big commitment, its from 2016. That's before we even got Transformers from Google. Plus, so much new stuff came out during these last few years that I feel like the book is outdated and might even include wrong information.
>>19095 *Deep Learning book by Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio and Aaron Corville
>>19095 >>19178 Surely there are plenty of basics involved that are applicable even if papers are progressing with time, Anon? https://www.deeplearningbook.org/ >also, check this out ofc How to get started with AI/ML for beginners (>>18306)
>>19179 Thanks. Then I'll get started sometime. I was mostly procraatinating as this book felt like a big commitment alongside college.

Foxdick thread Anonymous 09/10/2019 (Tue) 08:06:15 ID: 2da837 No.6332 [Reply] [Last]
Current order of business is the recent hacking of poor Jewshyboy.
Don't forget to archive EVERYTHING
http://archive.is/cU5M1

UD:
>a.k.a Null. This person runs a website called Kiwi Farms that is dedicated to doxxing, harassing, and gossiping about mentally ill and eccentric individuals deemed "lolcows". But ironically or perhaps not so ironically, he fits the definition of an lolcow himself due to his rather sordid online (and real life) history.
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>>182139 Onionfarms was okay, certainly better than the spambots over on /robowaifu/ and that head autist ignoring all of my emails and dismissing all of my concerns until he wanted to play mindgames. "I don't give a damn about what happens on other sites" as I warn him about the discord raiders and what to look out for. Lmao Imageboards as a medium are dead with idiots like that in charge. They will always be so eager to get rid of mods who remove thread shitters but leave up the ones who will either shit his pants and do nothing or contribute to the thread shitting themselves and ban the anon reporting the spammers.
>>182234 Yeah you said it very well, it's sad compared to what it was long ago.
In recent news, infamous YouTube "chef" Jack Scalfani, a.k.a. cooking with jack, suffered a serious heart attack and stroke, and is now hospitalized, chances of recovery unknown, and now the faggots on foxdick like Adamska are gonna lose something that they can't live. While I'm pretty saddened by the prospect of Ja/ck/ dying, his loss will mean that Adamska will be the all-time shittiest cook on the Internet. Here he is negrating this post that proves me right, and is based and redpilled: https://archive.ph/0h91K. ==kill yourselves, Adamksa and AnOminous, especially you, Adamska, cuz I know your ISP is Verizon, and I can call them to find out who you are and where you live!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
>>188802 >kill yourselves, Adamksa and AnOminous, especially you, Adamska, cuz I know your ISP is Verizon, and I can call them to find out who you are and where you live!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! ==kill yourselves, Adamksa and AnOminous, especially you, Adamska, cuz I know your ISP is Verizon, and I can call them to find out who you are and where you live!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

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3x3 Anonymous 08/12/2020 (Wed) 17:54:18 No.61 [Reply]
Post your favorite 9 games in 3x3 format critique lists and suggest games!
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>>64 yeah
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go ahead roast me
>>297 You're basic but so what
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>>297 >skyrim

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Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka thread Unironic Ralphamale 01/26/2023 (Thu) 17:51:22 ID: 7566ae No.188638 [Reply]
Whatever happened to Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka? I heard the dude wasn't doing to well, but I'm not up on the details. >Kyanka started Something Awful several months before being forced to resign from his job at PlanetQuake for writing a derogatory website update about a fellow employee. He moved the "Cranky Steve" personality in question to the site in 1999.[4] >Originally, the site was limited mostly to personal cocks, in which Kyanka personally reviewed video games, movies, and comics which he felt were "something awful". However in later years the site grew to feature numerous writers and columnists, putting Kyanka's own writings in the minority. Kyanka is the creator of the characters Jeff K. and Cliff Yablonski, that are featured on the Something Awful site.
Kyanka put lead in Kyanka's head is what happened.
>>188638 >>188686 He killed himself after allowing a tranny to molest his children bickers he was going to be forced to pay child support.

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Mutekitekki Spin-chan Lupo Lucio 04/11/2020 (Sat) 12:15:23 ID: 23d6ed No.4566 [Reply] [Last]
L'Invincibile Ferraglia Spin! Data di pubblicazione: 2004 Tooru, una ragazza che sta per cominciare le superiori, va a vivere con il nonno per essere più vicina alla scuola. Tuttavia suo nonno è un costruttore di robot con un sogno particolare... per il quale ha costruito la sua assistente Spin! Cosa succederà a Tooru ora!?
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>>15147 >Mi dispiace, Lupo. Detox da troppa merdaffissione Italica o qualcosa che non ti piace? La seconda. >A me fa ridere, ma magari è perchè sono autistico così. Non ti seguo. Io sto dicendo che certe volte ci vuole un giorno intero per una sola vignetta... >Un assaggino? Stanno su mangadex <8^) >>15154 >While I might be able to do English editing (to fix idioms, jokes, social nuance, etc) , I can't really serve much of any other role. Mostly what I was trying to say is that, let's say in the original it said "A is B", in my version I wrote "C did Y" because it worked better in italian, given the same context.
>>15159 Maestro, io non affiggo molto, ma ho bei ricordi a leggere le sue tavole. Non ci abbandoni!
>>15159 >Mostly what I was trying to say is that, let's say in the original it said "A is B", in my version I wrote "C did Y" because it worked better in italian, given the same context. Understood, thanks for the explanation Anon. Keep up the good work!
Ma il sior gipo che fine fece
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Hello /ita/, your neighbors from /robowaifu/ here. One of our members is headlining a podcast in ~2.5 hours on breaktherules.tv . We'd like to invite all you Friends to come and join the fun! >Are Robo Waifus & artificial birth pods the future which will take humans to the stars or an ego trip into eventual extinction? How would this technology affect the traditional relationships between men & women? https://alogs.space/robowaifu/res/11364.html#19032

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Kingdom Heart Autism General Anonymous 01/23/2023 (Mon) 22:36:08 No.218 [Reply]
I am starting this game or nr3 because I want to see if there is a reason why there is this huge autistic fanbase and all of this praise along with the hype for the next 2 games that are being developed. For anyone interested for these 2 games being developed to being published can be anywhere from 3 years to 14 years for the next game. >Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link this is going to be a spin-off title to get the autism juices flowing for the fans. >Kingdom Hearts IV this is the proper mainline game that is for normal people.
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There's hype for new games? I haven't really seen it, they look awful. Even FF hype is dead, let alone KH. If you've never played the series here's a quick rundown: >first game comes out in 2002, it's a weird collaboration between Square and Yidsney >it's a comfy little project with a simple straightforward story and a bittersweet ending >skip all the way to 2006, KH2 comes out >it expands greatly on every element, including the lore >this time it's also somewhat of a cross-media project with a companion game for GBA >still, it's pretty straightforward and wraps everything nicely and conclusively >meltdown event, Square merges with Enix to avoid bankruptcy >due to company being in disarray no new mainline game comes out for 13 years skipping a generation >people buy PS3 expecting HK3 and Last Guardian >in the meantime they produce a dozen cheaper portable games none of which pushes the story in any way forward >instead is a constant meandering retcon rehashing the events of previous 2 games, basically an anime filler for 13 years >KH3 comes out in 2019 >it's a "sequel" to all those portable filler games and does nothing new and moves forward in any way >the series is dead

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DAE remember the side quest in kingdom hearts where Goofy goes on a date with his own son? It was super weird and featured heavily on feet. He kept moaning Maxie's name and I got uncomfortable and turned off the TV. I know this happened but I don't know which game it was in, can anyone help?

RoboWaifuBanners Robowaifu Technician 09/15/2019 (Sun) 10:29:19 No.252 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for the sharing of robo waifu banners. As per the rules, fallow these requirements: >banner requirements: File size must be lower than 500 KB and dimensions are 300x100 exactly. Allowed file formats are .jpg, .png, and .gif. >=== -fmt cleanup
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>>19018 thanks an edit of my own on this one
>>19019 2B fans will get that immediately I think, but probably not others. The waifu looks mostly normal. Propaganda needs to 'read' in literally 2 seconds to be effective IMO. While 2B is extra-bomb, is there a more robo-looking waifu you might use for this one Anon?
>>19021 >2B fans will get that immediately I think, but probably not others. Doesn't really matter that much imo, since it works without knowing who she is to realize it's not the one on his couch. Then, dependent on where this is posted (aside from the banner here), comments will point to who she is. And if it's being used as a banner here, people should already have a hunch or know her. >>19013 I'm not really identifying as robosexual, but oh my she's kinda hot and cute.
>>19013 >>19019 Either of these would be acceptable as banners here Anon, but you'll need to figure out a creative layout that meets our formatting requirements (>>252). I'd also suggest you try to simplify so that they 'read' well, as with your first sauce material. >=== -add crosslink -minor prose edit
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>>19074 Then these are not banners but memes: Robowaifu Propaganda and Recruitment >>2705

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What happens to your robowaifu when you die? Robowaifu Technician 09/27/2019 (Fri) 10:47:48 No.829 [Reply] [Last]
Have any of you considered what will happen to your waifu after you die? How would you prepare her to face the world alone? Will she even be able to take care of her own needs when you're gone?

Have you considered the possibility that she might be so unwilling to let you die that you'll wake up in a robot body yourself one day? Would you resent her for not allowing you to die?
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>>829 I cannot think or comprehend of anything more cucked than building a robowaifu. Honestly, think about it rationally. You are designing, building, tuning and programming a girl for at least 20 years solely so she can go and get ravaged by another man after you die. All the hard work you put into your beautiful little girl - oiling her joints during overtime, buying her extra ram, debugging her, rinsing her, repairing her. All of it has one simple result: her body is more enjoyable for the men that will live after you to eventually fuck her in every hole. Built the perfect girl? Great. Who benefits? If you're lucky, a random man who had nothing to do with the way she grew up, who loots her from you. He gets to fuck her tight pussy every night. He gets the benefits of her kind and sweet personality that came from the way you raised her. As a man who builds a sex bot, you are LITERALLY dedicating at least 20 years of your life simply to build a girl for another man to enjoy. It is the ULTIMATE AND FINAL cuck. Think about it logically.
>>829 >>834 I for one, would welcome transhumanism and immortality. I'm in no hurry to die. Hopefully someone figures out how to upload minds to the digital world. Even if it wasn't possible though, I do think it'd be best for something like you robowaifu resetting her memories and settings upon your death. I only say this because in all those stories where the robowaifu gets dumped in the trash or wander aimlessly after the owner gets bored or dies really rustles my jimmies. I couldn't imagine a worse fate for my robowaifu.
>>19022 holy shit you're right anon. I will proceed to abandon all my efforts to create a robowaifu. There's already enough cuckery in the world as it is.
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>>19022 >anything more cucked Just a reminder: Cucked means getting sexual pleasure from seeing another man sleeping with your wife or girlfriend. This isn't the case here, even metaphorically or by any stretch. >designing, building, tuning and programming a girl for at least 20 years - The development takes many years, and it will always go on in a way. However, this is not about one specific robowaifu but about the technological framework. - Many guys nowadays get into their 80s or 90s. We even have a chance to live much longer in the future. One reason why any guy should want robowaifus to exist is that you could look like Yoda from Star Wars, being 500 years old, and have at least one or more of such animated doll which look just around legal age for humans. - You are implying that she would have sex after the owner is gone, and that she would stay around. This has never been the consent here. Even if she would stick around for longer, maybe because of the children, she wouldn't get another man. Even if she would get another man, with the permission of the original owner, it's not cuckholdry. It's just a common problem that terms get a broader and broader meaning, mostly for the goal of manipulation. In which you failed. >who loots her from you Security mechanisms for that will be necessary anyways, not just in case the owner dies. Unlike women, robowaifus will not be "war brides" or just be with the man who stole her. She could even have a mechanism to lock down her private parts or sending the body into self-destruct using the batteries or additional fuel e.g. Thermite (probably not Termites, lol).
>>19022 >*hits pipe* Lol. Thanks for bringing comic relief to an otherwise possibly morose thread Anon, gratz. :^) Need we here remind you that a) we frontiersman, the trailblazers, are the only ones who will have to pay the upfront costs of blood, sweat, and tears? Other anons (indeed all other men such as Anon sixpack) can simply shell out shequels for their own robowaifus. And b) first-movers are always the best positioned to capitalize on a new market -- particularly if it's one that they themselves actually create. I personally plan to become a literal billionaire, and I hope for many other Anons to do so as well. Doesn't seemed overly-cucked tbh, you ask me. And besides these basic facts, this is a grand adventure! We're almost on the verge of creating a new lifeform, so to speak. What could possibly be cooler than that!?

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robowaifu energy systems Robowaifu Technician 09/10/2020 (Thu) 08:16:03 No.5080 [Reply]
/waifu energy source general/ What do you think that our waifus will use for energy?And how much energy it needs to use?From my rough calculations if will need about 2kw for the computer plus 500w for the mechanical part(although I am not sure about the last part because I am not very familiar with the mechatronics ). Surely we don't want to use something like an engine because of the noise ,vibrations and the exhaust.The current state of the battery is not suitable for our goals because of the low energy density (energy per square meter).I think that PEM battery will be a good choice because of the lack mechanical parts , huge energy density , the energy is in the form of electricity.The only downside , for now , is the fact that the PEM layer is VERY expensive ,at least for now . What do you think?What kind of energy source our waifus will use? >=== original Batteries & Power thread >>23
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>>13366 >However I looked onto the reputation of those pushing it and realized it doesn't look good. What did you find?
>>13369 I only looked briefly, but the guy who pushed it was someone claiming to have found a way to do cold fusion and no one could replicate it. The other technology, atmospheric energy, also strikes me as utter nonsense. If that was a thing, then more serious people would report on it. That aside it's meant to be something like a power plant and has nothing to do with the topic of this thread.
>>13371 The atmospheric electricity thing is really basic. For every meter of difference in altitude, there's a difference of about 100 volts, but the amperage is borderline nothing. The video I posted was mostly about some people making a solid state circuit to step the voltage down to something usable instead of the typical method of running a simple electrostatic motor. If you tried to use the motor to run a generator, there wouldn't be nearly enough torque, so solid state is the best solution. (isn't it always?) It's free energy. It works in every weather condition, to varying degrees, and doesn't need any maintenance or any exotic materials, but really hasn't improved at all in over 100 years, so it's still shitty. I can't really think of any way to improve it that wouldn't also significantly increase the risk of the damn thing getting hit by lightning.
>>13381 wouldn't lightning just give you more free energy?
>>19006 1.21 jiggawatts to be exact

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