Fifty years ago, General Motors was at the fore of early robotics
development and deployment, collaborating in 1961 with Joseph
Engelberger, the so-called father of robotics. That partnership
resulted in the first industrial robot used in a GM production
Today, GM employs 25,000 of them.
And boy have robots grown up! Here's a holiday greeting from a few
of them, in GM's Fort Wayne factory, programmed to do something
other than welding, fastening and painting.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments