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Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Hobbyists Key to the Future of Robotics?: "A new EE Times article suggests that homebrew robot builders may be the best source of innovation for the future of robotics. As more and more large US corporations abandon long-term research and development efforts in their search for short term profits, robotics and other science research has suffered. In the case of robotics the challenge 'seems to fall on the shoulders of students and hobbyists'. The article mentions the DARPA Grand Challenge and other examples of the increasing reliance on hobbyists for innovation"

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