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Warlord
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Re: Beautiful machines
Warlord   7/11/2013 8:35:58 PM
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Not all teams were DARPA funded. Look at the second place team in virtual WPI. Unfunded and still beat out funded teams.

R_Colin_Johnson
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Re: My robot
R_Colin_Johnson   7/10/2013 11:34:02 AM
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I agree. There is also the push to create co-robots--industrial robots that can safely work alongside humans:

http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1266233&page_number=7

krisi
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Re: My robot
krisi   7/9/2013 6:57:06 PM
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Robots are used in production (cars), warehouses, etc...well defined tasks...it will be a while until they are useful in consumer applications...I would give it 20 years

R_Colin_Johnson
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Re: My robot
R_Colin_Johnson   7/9/2013 6:49:27 PM
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I'm all for personal robots--I have a lot of jobs I would like to off-load to them--but so far I have been disppointed in even the most specialized home robots. I'm beginning to think robotics needs a "killer app" to break open the home market.

krisi
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Re: My robot
krisi   7/8/2013 1:23:43 PM
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I think you can get your personal robot now...it is just a question of price ;-)

burn00500
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My robot
burn00500   7/8/2013 12:54:13 PM
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I thought we were supposed to have personal robots and flying cars by now...

 

Max The Magnificent
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Re: The Future is here now
Max The Magnificent   7/8/2013 10:46:44 AM
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The only thing I worry about is ... well, did you see my book review on Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson?

Sheetal.Pandey
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Re: The Future is here now
Sheetal.Pandey   7/6/2013 2:28:50 PM
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In future it will be needed to have robots ready to be in situations where it pricey to send humans. Warfields, extreme temperature conditions or may just for doing your house work.

Max The Magnificent
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Re: The Future is here now
Max The Magnificent   7/5/2013 6:56:50 PM
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## Done.  Thanks!


Are you sure? I'm still seeing your "anon..." username...

Charles.Desassure
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Re: The Future is here now
Charles.Desassure   7/5/2013 12:15:10 PM
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Done.  Thanks!

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