Genetic Robots + 3D Printing = Robot Apocalypse?

Robots can now be made without a human designer using genetic algorithms that come up with the optimal shape depending on the task terrain.  The robot is then printed out with a 3D printer and assembled at ball and joint connections.  Such wondrous technology brings to mind a few thoughts:

Will Genetic Robots and 3D printing cause the robot apocalypse?  Only if your robot apocalypse requires a specific subset of actions to be initiated.

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Oh how the robot overlords will cry out that their army just lacks someone to assemble them.

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How long until this technology is taken over by the porn industry?

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Terrain task = stairs?  I think this thing just reinvented the slinky.

(Via BoingBoing, iMaterialise, and GOLEM project)

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