Category Archives: The History of Robotics

Humanoid Robots

They’re doing their best to walk the walk and talk the talk Humans may not have the fastest or strongest bodies on earth but they are super multifunctional. Sure, we can’t jump as high as frogs, or swim as well … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Robot?

Our apprehension to artificial beings The term robot was originally used in Karel Čapek’s 1921 play  RUR (Rossum’s Universal Robots). However, the concept of a being or machine  akin to today’s conception of a robot is something that goes back … Continue reading

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