If you haven't heard by now, there has been major
terrorist attack on the United States. Most indications
are that it was initiated by the Islamic group led by Osama bin Laden
and supported by Afghanistan. We're still recovering from the shock of
the events but will return to posting robotics news
as soon as possible. In the meantime, please consider helping the
the attack by donating blood or
Damn cowards they had to take innocent people with them.Luckily this
attack wasn't as bad as it should have been the white house was
targeted by the plane that crashed in pittsburg,I even think that
airforce one was targeted but missed by the one that hit the
pentagon,Maaaaan i hope bush wipes em' out.And some of you wanted gore
for the election can you even imagine if he was in office when this
As part of the prosthetics community, many of my colleagues are donating
time and supplies to the rescue efforts in NYC and DC. Flo-tech, one of
our immediate post-op artifical leg companies has donated as many
sockets as needed to the effort. The community as a whole is helping
out our fellow organizations in NYC and DC. I hope that all people in
the robots.net community take the time to give blood, attend a vigil,
send money or at least call a loved one.
Also i hope this is at least stimulization to create better robotic
implementations to assist in rescue efforts and post-trauma.
lucretiaX aka sarah
We've made some cash donations to the red cross through amazon. Paypal
is also taking cash donations. Tried to donate blood but ran into a five
hour wait. We'll try again soon.
I've heard on the TV and the radio that search and rescue robots are
being used to help look for survivors. I'm trying to track down some
details so I can post a story on it shortly.
My sister has been lucky to only be displaced by the recent tragedy.
What she and other New Yorkers seem to want now is some sort of return
to normalacy, to work, to that for which we live. It is difficult to
stand unable to help miles away and watch the scene progress, but know
that we will not be held down. I fight my own feelings of suspicion
against coworkers that appear to be related in some way to those that
attacked us in such a horrific way. Try to send your prayers and hopes
to aid those in loss, those in fear, and those that lead us to respond
in a manner to bring justice and safety to our people and those of the