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Cadman-LT
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Re: Intelligent enough?
Cadman-LT   10/14/2012 7:37:21 PM
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That is a very good point. I don't think I'm ready to trust robots for such things.

Charles Murray
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Intelligent enough?
Charles Murray   10/12/2012 6:15:18 PM
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If I'm locked out of my car, I may not necessarily want to use a chair or a crowbar to break the window to get in. So the question arises: Will the robot be judicious in its choice of solutions?

tekochip
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Duck Tape
tekochip   10/12/2012 4:47:30 PM
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It should come equipped with a duck tape dispenser and a paper clip canister.

Ann R. Thryft
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Re: curious
Ann R. Thryft   10/12/2012 4:15:31 PM
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Nadine, I checked the press release, and that term is used there.

NadineJ
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curious
NadineJ   10/12/2012 11:17:49 AM
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Did the researchers use MacGyver as their inspiration or is that a tie-in created by the author?

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Re: Robot rescue hero
mrdon   10/12/2012 10:41:26 AM
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Beth, Agree. The world provides a wealth of inspiration to design cool and innovated autonomous robots from animals, to insects, now MacGyver. I wonder how MacGyer might feel that is job may be threaten by a robot? LOL

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Robot rescue hero
Beth Stackpole   10/12/2012 8:29:45 AM
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It's certainly hard to get your mind wrapped around the idea that an algorithm could drive a robot to figure out how pull that solider out from under the debris or throw a chair through a window to coordinate an escape from fire. That said, Design News' robotics coverage certainly shows we're making progress towards that goal. Great example of yet another instance where  unleashing the creativity of the innovators is likely to result in some seriously extraordinary technology.

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