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Defenestration 'Bot

throws everything out the window
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Place it inside the room, turn it on and leave (shutting the door behind). Come back when the noise stops.
FlyingToaster, Nov 29 2018

Psychedelic toasters fool image recognition tech https://www.bbc.co....technology-42554735
[not_morrison_rm, Nov 30 2018]

Defenstration https://worldofwarc...mreaver/Defenstrate
WoW [bhumphrys, Dec 03 2018]


       What happens if you put two of them in the room?
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 29 2018

       //throws everything out the window//   

       This isn't (strictly speaking) defenestration, which only pertains to the throwing of people from windows.
Skewed, Nov 29 2018

       Even more strictly speaking, oh yes it is.   

       Fenestra : window
De : down and away

       There's nothing there to exclude inanimate objects. If there were then, by attaching an etymological filter to a primarily kinetic apparatus, one could construct a violent alternative to the Turing test.   

       "Can it be defenestrated? Let's find out."   


       "Yes. Congratulations, you ... oh, never mind."
pertinax, Nov 30 2018

       But there's a high probability that the robot sees itself at some point during this process and then proceeds to throw itself out of the window (or through the window, if it's a transfenestration-bot), leaving the job half done.
hippo, Nov 30 2018

       I suppose we must also address its impulse to throw the window out of the window.
pertinax, Nov 30 2018

       Another risk is that, having thrown itself out of the window, it may just carry on collecting things and throwing them through the window, and thus attempt to throw the contents of the entire universe outside the window into the room.
hippo, Nov 30 2018

       As the Voice of Reason here, by simply programming in "except for toasters", the problem is solved.   

       See "Psychedelic toasters fool image recognition" link.   

       NB I printed out the image - then I could not find it. Either A) I lost it or B) I put the print in the kitchen, and so perfectly camouflaged.
not_morrison_rm, Nov 30 2018

       Isn't this simply what rock musicians are already notorious for ? TVs through windows, cars in swimming pools, damaged plumbing fixtures ?
8th of 7, Nov 30 2018

       In the past, yes. But thanks to file sharing, they can't afford it any more. Whereat my schadenfreude knows no bounds.
pertinax, Dec 01 2018

       Wise hoteliers will purchase a refenestration 'bot, which will catch TVs on their way down to the swimming pool and throw them back into the room.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 01 2018

       Determined rock musicians will buy a defenestration 'bot which will throw TV's out the window to the refenestration 'bot plug it into their hotel rooms power outlet then sit poolside sipping margaritas & giggling as they watch the hotels electricity bill climb.
Skewed, Dec 01 2018

       Ok, say you have an infinity mirror (two partially mirrored planes with a light between them) with a few drops of water in it. Where the water forms condensation droplets the infinity mirror stops looking infinite and that part looks, sort of, defenestrated, and non-infinity like. Have a laser heat the droplets so they reposition sometimes. You get the appearance of defenestration without the messy and potentially controversial pile of junk outside the window.
beanangel, Dec 01 2018

       Me likes +
blissmiss, Dec 02 2018

       I'd just like a plain old fenestration bot, to liven up the place with bric-a-brac which comes from nowhere else on earth.
4and20, Dec 02 2018

       Maybe [Flying Toaster's] idea is not quite what it appears to be. It's DeFENStration 'bot: please see link.
bhumphrys, Dec 03 2018

       I can spell, you know. I just can't type.
FlyingToaster, Dec 03 2018

       I can't spell while I type, I can spell (better anyway) while I read, a strange condition, there may be a paper in there somewhere.
Skewed, Dec 03 2018

       Is it programmed to start with the smallest objects in the room and work it's way up in size? Because I'm imagining the robot starting with the 7-ft steel desk in the room, and burning out its gears trying in vain to force it through a too- small window.
21 Quest, Dec 05 2018

       The robot works its way through whatever is closest at hand/claw and can't move away fast enough.   

       Also, by default the device will close the window first, then launch a sufficiently heavy object through it. Read the appendix in the manual concerning dip switches : it can be programmed to leave too-bulky items, or wedge them into the window opening at the end.
FlyingToaster, Dec 05 2018

       Scenario 1: No windows, but a serving hatch.   

       Scenario 2: Three windows - one square, one round and one arched.
pertinax, Dec 06 2018


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