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This Day in Robot History

When robots finally gain enough communal sentience to establish their own cultural holidays, this date might be one of them. Today is the third anniversary of the open-source Robot Operating System, born out of Stanford’s STAIR project, developed and nurtured by personal-robot maker Willow Garage, and now used in projects around the world. For a quick sampling of the work being done with this platform, here’s a video montage.

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About Voices

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