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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 Kenyon of UCSF will deliver the keynote addresses in addition to 28 panel speakers from leading companies, research centers and universities. The two day event will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, November 11-12 2013. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The CTO Forum, a...

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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. Last September Brooks unveiled his latest creation, Baxter, a two-armed bot with an LCD face meant to be easily programmed and work alongside humans in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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