Thursday, September 20, 2007

Blind, Deaf, and Without a Sense of Touch, 170,000+ US Workers Labor 24/7 Witout Pay

Who (or what) is the world's strongest robot? - According to the Guinness Book of World Records, that is - Follow the link to the news item below.
From: Industry Week
"Meet the New Robots"
"Oct. 1, 2007 -- The time: 1961. General Motors' implementation of flexible robotic automation in Ternstedt, N.J., started U.S. manufacturing on the path to realizing a future depicted in a 1923 play by Karel Capek. In "R.U.R." (Rossum's Universal Robot), Capek's vision was for millions of mechanical workers -- robots (as derived from the Czech words for work or workers)..."
Check Out: "CLASSROOM ROBOTICS" (the book)

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