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2013-10-15 23:26:58

Andy Bechtolsheim of Arista Networks, Stephan Biller of General Electric, Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics, Kerrie Holley of IBM, Steven Gray of CSR, Paul McEuen of Cornell University and Cynthia

Roomba Inventor Praised By MIT For Robotics Research
2013-08-12 12:46:25

Rodney Brooks first made a name for himself in the field of robotics in the 1990s when the first Roomba autonomous vacuum cleaner rolled onto American carpets. Brooks, a professor emeritus at MIT, co-founded iRobot, the company which built the Roomba and other helpful robots.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.