Roomba

WTF

Animals With Knives, Ranked

'Battle Beasts' IRL.
Peter Slattery
6.18.19
doom

Turn Your House into a DOOM Level with a Roomba

These free and unofficial tools turn the Roomba 980 into a DOOM wad-making machine.
Samantha Cole
12.27.18
Postscript

Every Time I Think I Can Quit The Sims, A Cat and a Roomba Drag Me Back In

The Sims’ pervasive weirdness, alongside its rampant consumerism, never fails.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.24.17
Science

Why Are Humans Afraid to Touch Robot Butts?

“Touch my buttocks, human.”
Jordan Pearson
4.5.16
Design

Hacked Roomba Robot Paints Like Pollock

Japanese artist HYde JII has modified a robotic vacuum cleaner to paint on canvas.
Kevin Holmes
6.29.15
The Future According to VICE

The Future of Sex According to VICE

In the next 20 years we will all be fucking robots, sexting porn stars, and continuing to watch porn.
Mitchell Sunderland
1.16.15
Film

Glowing Roomba Timelapse Creates Spectacular Cleaning Montage

Speed cleaning has never looked so eye-catching until "ROOMBACALYPSE."
Zach Sokol
3.24.14
Here Be Dragons

We Must End Our Obsession with Robots That Look Like Humans

Ask someone to picture a robot, and he'll inevitably pick something anthropomorphic, like C-3PO or the Terminator or Bender from <i>Futurama</i>. But these kinds of designs share two things in common—they’re nothing like the most successful robots we...
Martin Robbins
2.11.14
Art

Dream Tweets And Hackneyed iPad Androids: Artist JIllian Mayer Interprets The Technological Singularity

A humorous look at the awkward period before the real and the digital seamlessly merge.
Whitney Mallett
5.29.13
Motherboard Blog

With Their Jobs Threatened by Roombas, Texas Maids Get Naked

iRobot's line of autonomous Roomba vacuum cleaners has been extremely popular with both lazy (or, in some cases, "lonely":http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-03/emotional-attachment-roombas-suggests-humans-can-love-their-bots-seriously...
Trevor Macomber
4.12.12