Retro Tech: Robots

I’m taking a look at the tech predictions of the past that we thought would be our future - and in particular robots. I cast an eye back to the toy robots of the 60s, 70s, and 80s and some of the movies that spawned them. And along the way I talk to UrAvgConsumer and Chris Gethard.

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  • How did you do this video and not mention Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator once

    Mark EllisonMark EllisonDag sedan
  • I actually like animals (most animals) to robots...just saying. 💁‍♀️ But that robot's's so cool. Haha!

    Ese UkeyEse Ukey2 dagar sedan
  • I think that people who needs one they should get a robot and people that can't move or walk or anything should get a robot and yes it's should be the future

    Daveed WellsDaveed Wells3 dagar sedan
  • Star wars a very popular show in the 90s

    Daveed WellsDaveed Wells3 dagar sedan
  • Robots could change the future

    Daveed WellsDaveed Wells3 dagar sedan
  • New robots let me see 🤔🙂

    Daveed WellsDaveed Wells3 dagar sedan
  • Omnibot was the absolute JOINT when I was a kid. Even cooler than 2XL. I’ve thought about retrofitting the shell with a new brain and AI.

    Rick GladwinRick Gladwin5 dagar sedan
    • Okay I wrote that not knowing he was going to have a 2-XL in the episode.

      Rick GladwinRick Gladwin5 dagar sedan
  • They missed the Terminator franchise

    Saiful HasanSaiful Hasan7 dagar sedan
  • @Marques Brownlee You should’ve included Samsung’s robots

    Isa BachaIsa Bacha18 dagar sedan
  • Me thinking of the memes I can make out of marques constipating

    Isa BachaIsa Bacha18 dagar sedan
  • Wish I had been born 20 years from now. I could have my own robot girlfriend =)

    yiygiug huuigiyiygiug huuigi18 dagar sedan
  • I don’t think it exceeded anything. Take a look at Boston dynamics

    Ezra MantiniEzra Mantini18 dagar sedan
  • Marques: "You guys are not allowed to flame me in the comments for getting this wrong. Me: "How about I do, anyway?~"

    mariic2mariic220 dagar sedan
  • Sexy chocolate ooooo yeaaaaa 😘😘😘😘😘😘

    Angel LoveAngel Love26 dagar sedan
  • The racial lumber radiologically groan because blood aerobically search plus a needless crop. lonely, private philosophy

    성수구범성수구범26 dagar sedan
  • Like I think we still havn't reached the point where we can actually make those kind of robots that we actually dream about having. That being a robot that has a humanlike mind of it's own. What I mean by that is that we need extremely clever AI capable of thinking like a human does. It sould be able to learn a language mostly the same way a human does, it should be able to understand a joke and think it's funny. It should be thinking of itself like a person. What it shouldn't be is a RC car with some extra features in the shape of a robot. We are on the way to get there, but currently the most avanced AI's runs in huge server halls and they are still not as complex as a human mind. However these are speciallized to be very good at certain tasks and are superior to a human in performing these tasks Even if we take a vastly upgraded Siri (Or something similar) and put it into a mechanical body it won't be any R2D2. Because it will only be capable of performing the tasks it was programmed by a human to perform. We need some AI that is so advanced that it will learn mostly the same way we do. It should be able to see us performing a task and then be able to learn how to perform that same task on it's own. I believe that day will come when we have some AI like that but the first will probably run on some huge server and then it might take a very very long time before something can run in a battery powered robot. It will not happen in my liftime, but please prove me wrong

    DaniPoooDaniPooo29 dagar sedan
  • Hm.

    HerazschHerazschMånad sedan
  • Robotix was an awesome toy set. Didn’t do much but looked amazing. But yeah pulling apart certain pieces was sometimes a Herculean task! Special shout to Pratt Institute, my alma mater.

    Andrew SturgessAndrew SturgessMånad sedan
  • How can you have a robot show and not show the robot from Rocky IV

    Alaiyi Bob-ManuelAlaiyi Bob-ManuelMånad sedan
  • “Humans gonna human” 10/10 quote

    Milk BucketMilk BucketMånad sedan
  • This series are amazing 👏

    Nor DinNor DinMånad sedan
  • I had a similar robot dog as a kid.

    Rozaline NelhamsRozaline NelhamsMånad sedan
  • The Whoniverse

    Nog NachoNog NachoMånad sedan
  • 😍😍😍wow awesome♥️♥️♥️👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

    Suman DasSuman DasMånad sedan
  • A little surprised Boston Dynamics wasn't featured, but overall a great episode & great production values as always.

    MaximusAlcarinqueMaximusAlcarinqueMånad sedan
  • Glassmorphism intro Sir

    Siddhartha Shankar DeySiddhartha Shankar DeyMånad sedan
  • Even less views than S1

    LHSlashLHSlashMånad sedan
  • Correction: The first instance of having a servant to do all the things that we don't want to do is often referred to as SLAVERY, it was not Rosie the Robot, as previously mentioned. I thank You for coming to my Ted Talk.

    Tshepiso MaswanganyeTshepiso MaswanganyeMånad sedan
  • I have no idea what the size of the robot in the end really is, considering the scope of this show, you should really put some conversions in the video.

    Pedro FleckPedro FleckMånad sedan
  • Omg I felt so old when the robot dog came out🥲, like, I do remember wanting that thing when I was a kid.

    Carlos OrdóñezCarlos OrdóñezMånad sedan
  • Robot: what's my purpose **Pass the butter**

    Tushar SharmaTushar SharmaMånad sedan
  • Each video in this Retro Tech series attempts to convince you to accept a substitution for the technology you were promised 40 years ago.

    Jonathan LippeJonathan LippeMånad sedan
  • WEN looks like the prototype of GlaDOS.

    Andrew ChurchAndrew ChurchMånad sedan
  • Robots will be the end of Human History

    Shubham NathShubham NathMånad sedan
  • If your girl is Tall Is thick And has long arms That’s not your girl that’s wen

    Alio ManAlio ManMånad sedan
  • 1 of the reasons I need a humanoid robot so badly is, I'm pretty sure just like me there are many ppl who wants to take care of the elder ones like keeping a strict eye on their food habits or their regular medications or exercises. But we youngsters get so busy with our work, we find it difficult to do a follow up on that daily. And I feel humanoid robots would really help in such situations!

    varsha kowdivarsha kowdiMånad sedan
    • I'm really looking forward for a video on Japanese robots and their capabilities and their techs and their future!! Japanese are already killing it when it comes to overall Tech!

      varsha kowdivarsha kowdiMånad sedan
    • 15:46 exactly! Looking for an accurate humanoid robot more like sophie to make elders' life easier...

      varsha kowdivarsha kowdiMånad sedan
    • Man I really need a humanoid robot in my life !!!

      varsha kowdivarsha kowdiMånad sedan
  • The place where I can see humanoid robots shine would be in disaster recovery scenarios - Have the legs be controlled by some form of A.I. doing the legwork ( heh¹ ), most of the time so a human operator using 360° AR Vision can focus on the arms and general task at hand ( heh² ). Like placing a robot in a storage sarcophagus that could survive a major explosion inside a nuclear plant thus still allowing access to areas for immediate inspection if the area has become inaccessible to humans. Obviously, you'd need tech specifically built for this task otherwise the radiation will make quick work of your electronics and end up like West German JOKER Bomb Defusal Robot from the Chernobyl Miniseries.

    DurahlDurahlMånad sedan
  • How didn't anyone notice the joke don't fall omnibot cause it had me down

    Armstrong KoomeArmstrong KoomeMånad sedan
  • Why wasn't the robot from Rocky interviewed...

    MackMackMånad sedan
  • It’s all fun and games until the real dog meets fake dog and the fake dog gets MAULED

    Banana_ Plays1212Banana_ Plays1212Månad sedan
  • 😂🤣 that’s one dorky robot.

    Ray RosasRay RosasMånad sedan
  • Robot 2XL is so adorable!! 😍😍😍

    mmarle7mmarle7Månad sedan
  • Hey your show and thoughts are actually very interesting. Great job.

    D DD DMånad sedan
  • I'll be honest. I keep waiting and hoping for the robot to take my job because a Human shouldn't be doing it. What will I do then? I'm Human, I'll figure it out.

    Fluxster102Fluxster102Månad sedan
  • 0 content.

    JonnyreverbJonnyreverbMånad sedan
  • Don't forget Tomy ISOBOT from 2007. Google it.

    tw ttw tMånad sedan
  • 8:53 *Happy Mr. Mobile noises*

    Yatindra ManasYatindra ManasMånad sedan
  • will smith: MARKASS BROWNIE

    Angelo LunaAngelo LunaMånad sedan
  • Nobody ever gives C3PO the credit he deserves.

    John MorganJohn MorganMånad sedan
  • 15:53 Wtf I thought I was listening to Jordan Peterson, sounds just like the man.

    WindzWindzMånad sedan
  • this looks cool but get out of my feed

    Marco BarrientosMarco BarrientosMånad sedan
  • that white dude that was talking about his son and the robo vacuum was in a movie and i cant think of it someone help me lol

    Chris DohertyChris DohertyMånad sedan
  • How no Boston dynamics in thus episode?

    Ash RymanFerrisAsh RymanFerrisMånad sedan
  • The people demand the new profile picture, Marques!

    ZulkifilZulkifilMånad sedan
  • 5:06 what a riot! "Pay attention to what you're doing!" *Non-shalant fart noises*

    Spice WeaselSpice WeaselMånad sedan
  • If we are talking robots, I want a Mr Handy.

    Spice WeaselSpice WeaselMånad sedan
  • I'm sorry your dog died jakup 🐕 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

    nichole monnnichole monnMånad sedan
  • I had to identical Nintendo robot when I was a kid boy I'm old

    Sir Mr JasonSir Mr JasonMånad sedan
  • what will people think of this naive video in 40 years?

    wurz ellewurz elleMånad sedan
  • the robot drawing your portrait reminded me of the scene in I-Robot, where Sonny (the robot who becomes conscious) is drawing an image of what he dreamt about, and the way he draws it is very machine-like, sort of in rapid hashes, yet the end result is something artistic and human-like. really blurs the line of what we consider art

    BiscuitsBiscuitsMånad sedan
  • Yes! Star Wars. I still remember going to see that movie when it first came out. I'm a 70's, 80's child. :))

    Little TutLittle TutMånad sedan
  • Wonder is he did a high exposure pic of the arm spelling something out at the end there

    Steven GaikoSteven GaikoMånad sedan
  • "I vote dope, that's my dog"

    Steven GaikoSteven GaikoMånad sedan
  • Marcus Brownie

    PunkRockerPetePunkRockerPeteMånad sedan
  • I got a dogecoin ad right after they showed iDog

    MrSisterFisterMrSisterFisterMånad sedan
  • I think my robotix set is till at my parents house.

    Michael InterbartoloMichael InterbartoloMånad sedan
  • I wanted one of these so bad when I was a kid it almost hurt. Santa never brought me one!

    Clayton BouldinClayton BouldinMånad sedan
  • this guy's pretty cool

    Steve ButtersSteve ButtersMånad sedan
  • WOO HOO a token given a job that he is obviously uneducated about the topic and unispired by what he is doing but hey black lives matter so lets stick some guy into a position that he doesnt do well at so i can cope with my own racism. i fucking hate modern culture

    FenrirFenrirMånad sedan
  • Psalm 24 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. 2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods. 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. 5 He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6 This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 8 Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. 9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

    Jose TrevinoJose TrevinoMånad sedan
  • Thank YOU! For turning- ME! on.

    Varun VCVarun VCMånad sedan
  • Too many ads. Thumbs down.

    Dan HicksDan HicksMånad sedan
  • Omnibot was straight up threatened by the 2-XL bot.....🤣🤣

    BasedgodBasedgodMånad sedan
  • that feel when you owned one of the products in this video

    Phil Reilly (DJ Blu)Phil Reilly (DJ Blu)Månad sedan
  • Robot 1: Hello world! Robot 2: Time to take a piiiisss

    Ezra F.Ezra F.Månad sedan
  • I so wanted an Omnibot when I was a kid.

    Becca HargateBecca HargateMånad sedan
  • I had an Omnibot, those things were awesome; Programmable too. I wish I had kept it. I make my own robots now though, so I'm good.

    BigEpinstripingBigEpinstripingMånad sedan
  • barely touched the subject of "retro"

    Mitzpatrick FitzsimmonsMitzpatrick FitzsimmonsMånad sedan
  • Japan has some awesome robots and they didnt go into detail with them.

    Dan Raiders Warriors Sharks GiantsDan Raiders Warriors Sharks GiantsMånad sedan
  • Wait. I had this as a kid! You just unlocked some secret memories of mine.

    ꗊꗊꗊꗊMånad sedan
  • help. my son bought a uimate on ebay.

    shadow the hedgehogshadow the hedgehogMånad sedan
  • hey man you should have been mentioned about SOPHIA she is the best example of robots

    Tushar VermaTushar VermaMånad sedan
  • @5:56 The robot shown here that is "not a hit" is the one that appears on Mr. Wizard's World and the one that my junior high school had. If you took shop class you could program it to read the lunch menu for the morning announcements over the PA. That is literally the only thing the school used the robot for.

    M. ChanM. ChanMånad sedan
  • Instead of robots it should be called humanoids.

    Declan CunninghamDeclan CunninghamMånad sedan
  • he should have reviewed Nintendo NES Rob the Robot instead it would have been hilarious

    Christos KomsiosChristos KomsiosMånad sedan
  • What their looking for is a new Slave class, one that we can guiltlessly exploit and if it looks like a Human, all the better. We want them to have everything a Human has, except rights.

    fred woodfred woodMånad sedan
  • I am a older dude, But I think I'm cool for my age, Or maybe I am immature. Anyway I think if u lose the little kid inside of u at my age your doomed. Anyway once more! I grew up with the lost in space robot, WARNING! DANGER! DANGER! And I watched StarWars in a outdoor theater , But the girl in the back seat had other plans.

  • Great work. Is it possible to add also units in international measures in next videos? (kilograms, meters...)

    Yves AmevoinYves AmevoinMånad sedan
  • My uncle had an Omnibot a long time ago that he took with him to work and it would always get in peoples way and they'd say "Get out of the way, dammit". As a result, the Omnibot was given the name "Dammit".

    Sigma0283Sigma0283Månad sedan
    • Haha

      BloxerBloxerMånad sedan
  • In Star Wars, They weren't ROBOTS! They were DROIDS!

    Darth GDarth GMånad sedan
  • Very strong second grader Marques Brownlee is a very strong second grader 13:37

    JawicoJawicoMånad sedan
  • Comparing these early designs to something like Boston Dynamics is pretty surreal. Especially if you include AI like Watson to combine with it.

    John DoeJohn DoeMånad sedan
  • I have an omnibot2000.

    IntelliBright FilmsIntelliBright FilmsMånad sedan
  • 2004 and 2008 and 2012 and 2016 and 2020 and 2024 REPUBLICAN Candidate for President Brad Hartliep has been cleaning up Earth's pollution and protecting Earth and protecting Earth's Plants and Animals and Water and Air for 44 years .. and calling for 50% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions for 31 years - and as President, those emissions would have gone down immediately .. and if you had elected Brad Hartliep in 2012 or 2026, Carbon Equivalent Pollution in our atmosphere would be below 400 ppm .. and dropping to 350 ppm .. within 10 years -- that would be 2022 or 2026 at the latest .. and if you had elected Brad Hartliep in 2004 or 2008 - Carbon Equivalent Pollution in our Atmosphere would have never risen above 400 ppm, and it would have been reduced to 375 ppm within 5 to 10 years, depending in what year I was elected .. and 350 ppm before 2025 .. Fuel Economy would have risen to a minimum of 40 MPG for all Vehicles during my first year in office and 50 MPG within 10 years .. and every Powerplant and Utility in America would have had Carbon Filtration installed on all Smokestacks within the first 4 years of my Presidency .. and every house and Corporate Building and Skyscraper and Garage and Parking Lot in America would have been covered by Solar Panels within 10 years .. every Oil Derrick in very Ocean would have been converted to Wind Turbine Platforms within 10 years .. The Global Climate Change problem would have been addressed and attacked by Brad Hartliep in 2005 if you had elected Brad Hartliep President in 2004 and 2009, if you had elected Brad Hartliep President in 2008, and 2017, if you elected Brad Hartliep President in 2016 .. Brad Hartliep has been calling for a 50% Reduction in our Greenhouse Pollutants before 2020, and later 2025, for 30 years -- before Greta Thunberg .. before Bernie Sanders .. and before Al Gore -- yet you have never given one single consideration to anything Brad Hartliep has said over the last 40 years concerning the need to reduce the absolute need of our pollution - you have never given one single thought to Brad Hartliep's Pro-Earth Policies .. or Brad Hartliep's Pro-Civil-Rights Policies - Republican Civil Rights Policies that have existed for 244 years and that are the Inspiration for every single Democratic Party Civil Agenda in the last 60 years .. you have never given Brad Hartliep the same recognition for his 44 years of Climate Protection service that you have given Greta Thunberg for her 1 year of Climate Change service -- Brad Hartliep is 8 Billion Times better qualified than Greta Thunberg for the Noble Peace Prize or the Noble Climate Prize .. Racist White Supremacist Democrat Joe Biden has never in his life done anything to protect earth -- until this week .. If you want to Truly Protect Planet Earth's Natural resources and Plants and Animals and Waters and Oxygen and Atmosphere Slow Down and start supporting Brad Hartliep for 2024 President, because Brad Hartliep will accomplish significantly more Greenhouse gas reductions that Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will accomplish it faster and better than Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will create more well-paying living-wage jobs than Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will create a better, cheaper national healthcare program than both Joe Biden and Barack Obama and Brad Hartliep will create the greatest, long-term, sustainable Middle Class and Working Class Economic Growth in US History .. Joe Biden's entire 2020 Campaign Platform and Joe Biden's entire 2021 Policy Platform is plagiarized directly off of what Republican Brad Hartliep has been calling for for the last 30 years .. everything Joe Biden is trying to accomplish he stole from the Policies and Platforms of Brad Hartliep developed and written over the last more than 20 years - every single one of them .. Bur Brad Hartliep has the heart and the dedication to protecting America and Protecting the Planet and Protecting the People that Joe Biden and the Democratic Party have never had .. You choose .. unwisely .. You should have Voted for Brad Hartliep .. America would be 20 years ahead of the curve .. instead of in the mess it's in now .. No One is better qualified and more capable of ending America's decades of Corruption .. and fixing America's decades of Civil Rights Abuses .. and destroying America's decades of Climate Inaction than Brad Hartliep .. the ONLY Candidate for President in the last 16 years that would have solved America's, and the World's, Climate Problems 16 years ago .. Vote Brad Hartliep President in 2024 and Save Planet Earth and America from Joe Biden's 48 years of Climate Inaction, Lies and Corruption ..

    Brad HartliepBrad HartliepMånad sedan
  • My dad has one of the robots in the thumbnail. I think that's omnibot? He also has omnibot 2000, and a lot more.

    Spi-zSpi-zMånad sedan
  • Psalm 32 1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit is no guile. 3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. 4 For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah. 5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 6 For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto him. 7 Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shall compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah. 8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. 9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about. 11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous, and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

    Jose TrevinoJose TrevinoMånad sedan
  • This channel RULES!

    brooklynbrooklynMånad sedan
  • 16:41 it's pretty sad that they didn't show Micheal Reeves here

    Archer OssmannArcher OssmannMånad sedan
  • Yoh''ah It's rewind time

    Archer OssmannArcher OssmannMånad sedan
  • You should collab with edp

    Jacob FluryJacob FluryMånad sedan