Beatles covers are maddeningly tricky. Stay too close to the original, and it comes off fawning. Muck around too badly, and you've desecrated a musical shrine. How do you take a song by The Greatest Rock Band Ever, Ever™ off the pedestal and safely play around with it? Befuddlingly, Pomplamoose nailed it.
We've seen robots play music before, but Drexel University's HUBO bots take things to an entirely different level. That's because these robots haven't actually been programmed to play Come Together — at least not specifically.
After bickering between Activision and Harmonix meant you couldn't use Guitar Hero's guitars with Rock Band on the PS3 ('cause Activision wanted moolah for Harmonix to release the patch), Sony has grabbed them both firmly by the nuts and said "everybody's instruments must work with everybody's games." This means that…