has anyone seen this site? robot transformer

http://www.r50rd.co.uk
its a fake ad for the mini cooper but I thought it was kinda neat.

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This site was thoroughly discussed here a year or two ago, someone even emailed the guy at the site and he was adamant that the videos were real. Look for the thread in http://groups.google.com advanced search. Yes, the videos are "kinda neat" and it was fun deconstructing them. ----- http://mindspring.com/~benbradley
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What makes you think it's fake? People thought in the early 1900's that heavier than air flight was impossible. At the time would you have decided that the Wright brother's gadget was fake because of that? The man is a Doctorate Engineer and is ahead of his time.
Sig: I have a brain the size of a planet. It's not much good to me, however. It's on a different planet.
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Rotes Sapiens wrote:

Because it looks fake. It looks like it was made in 3D Studio or Maya. Plus, if it were real, you'd think he'd garner some serious corporate, if not military, funding.
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The project, if it is real, is interesting and has required a great deal of skill and determination. However, to achieve the objective of monitoring traffic, or assisting broken down vehicles, the biped feature seems a bit irrelevant, ordinary wheels would be ok.
I was slightly put out in not being able to view the jpegs, as a Linux user the plugin was not available. Strange to make it Linux unfriendly, when the system is built on RT Linux.
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Jack wrote:

No kidding. Those 3D modeling and animation packages have a steep learning curves.

No offense, but the only excuse you have for not being able to view jpegs under Linux is if you're using Lynx. My advice would be to download a real browser, such as Firefox. I've never had any plugin problems under Linux.
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