"Linux-powered robots are flocking to Atlanta this week to
compete in the Robocup scientific competition. The eleventh annual
event has attracted at least two Linux-based designs aiming to
replace Sony's Aibo as the de facto hardware platform for standard
Robocup league play.
"Robocup organizers say that in more than a decade, robotic
soccer has evolved considerably. Players reportedly now move
quickly, have little difficulty finding and shooting the ball, and
can even show signs of teamwork..."