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Charles Murray
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Re: Telepresence robots
Charles Murray   8/27/2013 6:17:50 PM
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Does "Surrogates" belong on our Best Engineering Movies list, Cabe?

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Re: A way to reduce overhead
warren@fourward.com   2/6/2013 5:36:38 PM
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I guess my 16 2/3 records aren't making a comeback any time soon...

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Re: Telepresence robots
Cabe Atwell   2/6/2013 4:20:09 PM
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To see where we are possibly headed, see the Bruce Willis movie "Surrogates." A possible future where no one leaves their house, but instead interacts with the world through robotic surrogates.

 

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Telepresence robots
Gorski   2/5/2013 5:14:20 PM
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It seems a no-brainer that these robots could easily take teh place of humans in a dangerous environment where only observation was required. Controls could be remotely actuated. The robots would provide the "eyes" for personnel trained to correctly operate the controls. Their cost, in such instances, would be incidental

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Telepresence robots
Gorski   2/5/2013 5:14:20 PM
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It seems a no-brainer that these robots could easily take teh place of humans in a dangerous environment where only observation was required. Controls could be remotely actuated. The robots would provide the "eyes" for personnel trained to correctly operate the controls. Their cost, in such instances, would be incidental

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Re: A way to reduce overhead
Ann R. Thryft   1/31/2013 12:02:58 PM
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It's OK, Chuck, I go back that far, too. Those two work for me. Nothing wrong with a little history now and then.

Charles Murray
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Re: A way to reduce overhead
Charles Murray   1/28/2013 5:30:18 PM
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You're right, Ann. I'm dating myself. I'm sure there are more recent examples of the "soft issues," but I can't think of any. So I guess Beta and eight-tracks will have to suffice for now.

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Re: A way to reduce overhead
Ann R. Thryft   1/25/2013 3:47:47 PM
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Wow, those *do* go back.

Charles Murray
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Re: A way to reduce overhead
Charles Murray   1/25/2013 3:12:25 PM
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Like, for example, Beta versus VHS? Cassettes versus eight-tracks?

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Re: A way to reduce overhead
Ann R. Thryft   1/25/2013 11:51:18 AM
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Good point, Chuck. That's an operating principle that applies in a lot of cases.

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