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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.

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2006-11-22 15:15:00

George the robot is playing hide-and-seek with scientist Alan Schultz. George whirrs and hides behind a post until he's found. Then a bit later, he hunts for and finds Schultz hiding.


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