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  • Legged Robots Do Surprisingly Well in Low Gravity

    Here on Earth, we’re getting good enough at legged robots that we’re starting to see a transition from wheels to…

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  • Why Robots Can’t Be Counted On to Find Survivors in the Florida Building Collapse

    On Thursday, a portion of the 12-story Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, Florida (just outside of Miami) suffered…

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  • Raj Reddy Bets on Babel Fish, Gordon Bell Says No Way

    Some three decades ago, a group of pioneering computer scientists—Gordon Bell, John Hennessy, Ed Lazowska, Raj Reddy, Andy Van Dam,…

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  • Video Friday: Household Skills

    Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a…

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  • Cryptocurrency Blockchains Don’t Need To Be Energy Intensive

    Anders Wenngren Blockchain is a generic term for the way most cryptocurrencies record and share their transactions. It’s a type…

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