What comes to mind when you see words like "edstyla" and "racke?" The name of a law firm? Google lately has been making me type in such nonsense before performing a routine search. Google thinks I might be a spammer or a bot and wants to make sure a real human is sitting at the keyboard so it makes me type in those squiggly letters.
It’s enough of pain to drive me to Yahoo! And it’s so unpredictable. Sometimes it’ll happen for a day or three times in a row. It has nothing to do with the search: I typed in Spam is Great, Send me more Spam and I am a bot and I went directly to search.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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Here’s a look at robots depicted in movies and on TV during the 1950s and 1960s. We tried to collect the classics here, omitting the scores of forgettable B movies such as Santa Claus Conquers the Martians and Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. Stay tuned for slideshows of robot stars from later decades.
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