13 Facts About Robots


Robots have replaced humans in performing repetitive and dangerous tasks which humans prefer not to do, or are unable to do because of size limitations, or which take place in extreme environments such as outer space or the bottom of the sea.

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Robots are blamed for rising technological unemployment as they replace workers in increasing numbers of functions.

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Robots's mechanism had a programmable drum machine with pegs that bumped into little levers that operated percussion instruments.

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Robots invented the earliest known automatic gates, which were driven by hydropower, created automatic doors as part of one of his elaborate water clocks.

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Robots wanted to prove that rich connections between a small number of brain cells could give rise to very complex behaviors – essentially that the secret of how the brain worked lay in how it was wired up.

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Robots's work inspired subsequent generations of robotics researchers such as Rodney Brooks, Hans Moravec and Mark Tilden.

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Robots are widely used in manufacturing, assembly and packing, transport, earth and space exploration, surgery, weaponry, laboratory research, and mass production of consumer and industrial goods.

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Robots's can read newspapers, find and correct misspelled words, learn about banks like Barclays, and understand that some restaurants are better places to eat than others.

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Robots wrote a short letter in reference to an etymology in the Oxford English Dictionary in which he named his brother, the painter and writer Josef Capek, as its actual originator.

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Robots believes this represents an important and dangerous trend in which humans are handing over important decisions to machines.

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Robots are used to automate picking fruit on orchards at a cost lower than that of human pickers.

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Robots used in home automation have developed over time from simple basic robotic assistants, such as the Handy 1, through to semi-autonomous robots, such as FRIEND which can assist the elderly and disabled with common tasks.

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Robots are used by contemporary artists to create works that include mechanical automation.

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