All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chainsaw’

Chainsaw in Neck: X-Ray Shows Blade Lodged Inside Tree Trimmer [PHOTO]

A very graphic x-ray reveals what it looks like when a chainsaw is lodged inside of a person’s neck. The high-definition x-ray image belongs to 21-year-old James Valentine, a tree trimmer who almost lost his life Monday. Valentine-a worker for Adler Tree Service in Gibsonia, Pa.-was in a harness trimming a tree when his chainsaw kicked back and pierced his neck. The tree …

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Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot?

A favorite story of mine growing up was “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.” It was an excellent beginner’s guide to the rule of causation. I don’t think Berlin-based echtwald ever read that story because they obviously didn’t take causation into account when they strapped a chainsaw to an industrial robotic arm. German designers Tom Pawlofsky and Tibor Weissmahr …

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