December 15, 2004

New Improved Future

In the animated future of my youth, factory work was to be done by anthropoid robots turning the cranks of existing machinery. Today's factory robot is more likely to resemble a space alien. The math required to control those six actuator legs to move the piece part in a series of straight lines is mind boggling. It is processor power which makes it possible.

Posted by triticale at December 15, 2004 10:31 PM
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