Robots Using Tools: Researchers Aim to Create ‘MacGyver’ Robot (+) Selected Short Subject (Video)

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ScienceDaily (Oct. 9, 2012) — Robots are increasingly being used in place of humans to explore hazardous and difficult-to-access environments, but they aren’t yet able to interact with their environments as well as humans. If today’s most sophisticated robot was trapped in a burning room by a jammed door, it would probably not know how to locate and use objects in the room to climb over any debris, pry open the door, and escape the building. . . . Read Complete Report

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How To Survive A Robot Uprising (aka Robopocalypse)

Published on May 7, 2012

Forget the zombie apocalypse–the real threat is an imminent Robopocalypse, a robot uprising! We at Epipheo care about your survival. That’s why we interviewed Daniel H. Wilson to find out exactly how to survive a robot uprising. Daniel is the world’s foremost authority on the subject and NY Times bestselling author of the book, “Robopocalypse.”

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