Even with its new orange "life jacket "that hooks around the top to keep it afloat (see photo), the device feels weightless.
ALADDIN, and systems like it, should help them keep afloat by automating some of the data analysis and the management of robots.
While the swimmer's movements may be smooth and "fluid ," people have neither fins to stay afloat or generate speed, nor gills to deal with going under.
And he still has that adorable hover manoeuvre, frantically kicking his legs in mid-air, groaning with effort to keep himself afloat.
The costs of this approach would not cost trillions of dollars which is what the current price tag is for keeping the banks afloat.
But the question we really should be asking is: why keep insolvent banks afloat?
Such methods will help you do your part in keeping your company, or at least your job afloat.
Unprecedented federal spending has neither eliminated a severe credit crunch nor stemmed the tide of major corporations in need of government intervention to stay afloat.
Backstage bargains like these kept the plan afloat, but at the price of extinguishing some of the best ideas for reducing costs.
A case could be made for keeping the Big Three afloat as a jobs program until the economy gets better and then letting them go bankrupt.