Motoman Flamethrower Attachment Update

by srl on July 13, 2014

Mark continues to replace the baseball bat gripper on the Motoman (see it in action at the An Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show in Santa Rosa) with a motorized flamethrower. Here are the air flow sheet metal for the flamethrower attachment. The high pressure diesel fuel sprayer will attach to the tip of the cone. More details here

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Track Robot Gets A New Controller

May 30, 2014

The first civilian mobile robot controlled over the web, the Track Robot was operated via web interface by various anonymous users around the world at the ICC in Tokyoin 1997. System was coded by Karen Marcelo and Eric Paulos and again at the Web98 show in San Francisco in 1998, and another Tokyo show for […]

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SRL Armed Motoman Update

May 27, 2014

Mark Pauline is currently replacing the steel baseball bat wielded by the Motoman at the Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show in Santa Rosa three years ago with a motorized flamethrower. According to Mark, “This SRL project is a lightweight high powered flamethrower attachment for the SRL Armored Motoman UP50 6 axis robot arm. The arm […]

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Mark Pauline’s LongNow Manual for Civilization Book List

May 2, 2014

MiklEm shows us Mark Pauline’s required reading for the Long Now’s Manual for Civilzation which is a list of books that various people consider essential for sustaining civilization. The kind of books you would want to have around if we had to start from scratch: Mark Pauline’s manual for civilization: Manual for Civilization

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SRL at the Googleplex?

March 7, 2014

Heres a proposal we recently sent in to a few select Google Execs requesting that they consider having SRL stage shows all over the Google Campus (or anywhere else that Google holds sway). What the heck, my mom told me it never hurts to ask… – Mark Pauline Video edited by Steve Bage Boingboing – […]

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Fun with Lasers

November 22, 2013

Testing a 70 watt surgical laser at the shop. Range 6 ft. This laser will be used to generate fumes by frying the pigskin covering of a 3 foot mechanized head prop.

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Assassination Prop at Area: The Exhibition

November 8, 2013

Mark Pauline resurrected the Assassination Prop from 1985 for AREA NYC book launch private opening at The Hole NYC November 5 2013. The event was curated by Jeffrey Deitch and featured the works of artists that had exhibited over the years at AREA including SRL, Basquiat, Chuck Close, Warhol, Sol Lewitt, Jenny Holzer, etc. Mark […]

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SRL Exhibition at The Hole Gallery NYC – Nov 5 2013

October 23, 2013

Mark Pauline will be bringing the Assasination Prop resurrected from a performance in 1985 at the Area club in NYC. The prop is aboout the assassination of Japanese Premiere Inejiro Asanuma in 1960 by a right wing student. The event will be held at the The Hole Gallery curated by Jeffrey Deitch in NYC on […]

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Chaos Cacophony and the Commonwealth Club of California

September 19, 2013

Please join Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society co-authors Carrie Galbraith and long time SRL crew member John Law in conversation with Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk moderated by Business Week (!) Executive Editor Brad Wieners. Monday the 23rd of September, doors 7PM Castro Theater, Market at Castro Streets, San Francisco More details on […]

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Support robots making robots!

August 29, 2013

Collectors take note: genuine SRL CNC parts drops – signed by Mark Pauline on eBay. Get your SRL collectible! This is a part for the Pitching Machine UPDATE: Even the the mistakes are available!

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