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Robot handwriting

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/dinosaur/?comic=27

Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: You can buy a robot that makes fake hand written letters using a real pen!
T-Rex: Now I can hand write thank you notes by typing on my computer and letting the robot do the actual work.
Utahraptor: Isn't that a bit insincere?
T-Rex: No, it's more sincere since I'm spending lots of money to do it.
T-Rex: Splashing out cash on useless stuff is sincere, right?!
T-Rex: Engagement rings!!

The author writes:

This premise of this comic is actually true. I read in a recent edition of New Scientist that someone has developed a robot that can produce what look like handwritten documents using a pen. It adds a bit of random variation to the letter shapes so they're not all identical.