[ExI] darpa robot olympics

spike spike66 at att.net
Sun Jun 7 15:01:43 UTC 2015


Anyone else following the DARPA robot Olympics this weekend?





The droids need to drive a vehicle a short distance, open a door, open a
valve, pick up a hand tool and cut a hole in a wall.  The great grandfathers
of C3PO have not been all that impressive to watch.  We will not be seeing
robot pole vaulting anytime soon.  


However, I was at the first DARPA challenge for self driving cars.  It
didn't take long to go from that dismal failure to the Google cars.


Fun fails:





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