Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

The popularity of automaton jousts is on the rise

"It can do for robotics what rock 'n' roll did for popular music," Thorpe likes to say. "It can make celebrities of the engineers."

If only they'd get rid of the pocket protectors.

The Robot Wars take place at Fort Mason Center Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16-18. Single-day or weekend passes are available through BASS; call 267-0577 for more information.

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