Beep boop, whirrr zing dibble dibble grrrggh. That line was for the robots reading this post. For the rest of us, you better get used to a robot being a part of your life...but I don't think you need to learn beep-boop languages yet.
A robot will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday afternoon's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Milwaukee Brewers.
The robot, appropriately named Philliebot, was created by University of Pennsylvania students Jordan Brindza and Jamie Gewirtz, and will be part of Science Day at Citizen's Bank Park in Philadelphia.
Lydon Batty suffers from polycystic kidney disease, which weakens his immune system to the extent that he can’t attend school with the other children.
But now a four-foot-tall mobile telepresence system allows the high-school freshman from Knox City, TX., to be right in the classroom with his peers.
This “robot” transmits what is going on in school back to Batty’s home. Batty can control the