One man makes mechanical waves with one-of-a-kind robot creations, built from abandoned scraps.
Visual Arts Mia Cantu
Since childhood, John Doneti has been fascinated with robots. The one from TV’s Lost in Space, simply named Robot, intrigued him as did the concept behind Rossum’s Universal Robots, a science-fiction play that introduced the word to the English language
“A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.” This
is Isaac Asimov’s first law of robotics and the core principle of the
machines that serve their human child creators and overlords.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
It’s 2014, and you know what that means: robots. If you’ve been wondering where all the robots are — since, you know, it’s the future and all — you’re in luck. Oklahoma City University hosts the VEX Robotics state championships for elementary, middle and high school students 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the Abe Lemons Arena at NW 27th Street and Florida Avenue. Admission is free. Visit roboticseducation.org.