Anyone who follows NASCAR knows that it's gone high-tech. Just how high-tech? In this Design News podcast, Dr. Eric Warren, the technical director for Evernham Motor Sports and a PhD aerospace engineer, will talk about the ways that CNC machining, robotics, and linear drive technology are giving NASCAR teams an edge on race day. Listen here.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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